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August 4, 2021

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues Wednesday, Aug. 18 from 12 noon to 1 p.m., with the focus on corn silage. The webinar will be led by Luiz Ferraretto who will discuss how to use corn silage to put more milk in the bulk tank and ultimately, more money in dairy producers’ pockets.

July 9, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and O’Brien County Conservation will host “Growing Up Wild” training on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Dog Creek Park near Sutherland. “Growing Up Wild” is a workshop for early childhood professionals, childcare providers and teachers who work with children ages 3 to 7. The training focuses on reconnecting children with nature by building on children’s sense of wonder and exploring the world just outside the door.

July 1, 2021

Most of Northwest Iowa is under moderate or severe drought that is beginning to take a toll on pasture carrying capacity, according to Beth Doran, beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Doran reminds producers that changes in management can help extend pasture forage.

June 15, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Annual Farmland Leasing Meetings for agriculture property owners, tenants, ag business representatives and lenders will be held at 11 different locations throughout early August. Each workshop will focus on current farmland value and lease rate trends, methods for determining fair ag rents for 2022 and farmland lease communication and legalities, including how to write and terminate a lease.

June 14, 2021

Growing older is the greatest risk factor for acquiring Parkinson's disease and many people live with symptoms for several years before being diagnosed. To learn about Parkinson's disease, its effects and possible treatments, register now to participate in "A Journey through Parkinson's Disease," an online educational series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 


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