Shelby County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Shelby County


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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
Dealing with Bats in Your Home

County News

October 17, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Shelby County office will host an Mosquito/Public Health Pest Mangement Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2019. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

Soybeans drying
October 16, 2019

On-farm storage of soybeans requires some special considerations compared to corn. 

June 28, 2019

After a cold winter and long cool spring, summer is here. Temperatures will be in the mid 90's this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

June 24, 2019

In-season plant tissue testing can be useful in diagnosing nutrient deficiencies in field crops, but it must be used with caution. Extra care is needed this year given the unusual crop planting and growing conditions.

June 19, 2019

Corn rootworm egg hatch in Iowa typically occurs from late May to the middle of June, with an average peak hatching date of June 6 in central Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Artists Inspire Iowans, Celebrate State Parks

Jennifer Drinkwater and Clark Colby are artists, Iowa State faculty and program specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach. They are participating in Iowa's 20 Artists, 20 Parks project commemorating the 100th anniversary of Iowa State Parks during 2020.

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