Shelby County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Shelby County


Look to Shelby County Extension & Outreach and Iowa State University when you have decisions that affect your life.

OFFICE HOURS:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Shelby County Fair July 12-20 2020
Iowa State Fair August 13-23 2020

2019 Shelby County Farm Service Agency
County Committee Election


2019 Cash Rent Survey
2019 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey
2019 Farmland Value Survey
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County News

February 21, 2020

Safe choices can prevent grain entrapments, avoid suffocation, and improve grain quality

February 6, 2020
We are hiring a 2020 Summer Program and Fair Assistant. This position is a temporary part-time position (35-40 hours per week) beginning mid-May and ending no later then July 31st.
Application, references, and resume must be submitted no later then 5pm Friday February 28, 2020 to the Shelby County Extension Office 906 6th Street, Harlan, IA 51537 or Mary Taggs Extension Educator
January 29, 2020

Shelby County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

The local attendance site is the Shelby County Extension Office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Kristen Bieret at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Shelby County by phoning 712-755-3104.

January 16, 2020
A short course that combines classroom learning and hands-on instruction will be offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Jan. 27. The course will instruct cattlemen and women in areas specific to beef calving management, cow nutrition and financial management.
The program will be held at the Cass County Community Center at 805 W. 10th St. in Atlantic. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m., with the program running from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
January 7, 2020

VITA- Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program provides free basic tax preparation services for those with low and moderate adjusted gross incomes below $57,000. Call to schedule your appointment starting on January 13th, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm at 712-755-3104. 

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