Tama County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

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Tama County Fair- July 12-18, 2021





2020-2021 Private Pesticide Applicator Training Information

Use the training information link above for information on the statewide online training to be held this winter.

Pesticide Applicator Testing Information





Tama County 4-H Information



 County Council Members "Ignite the Spirit" at 3 schools on December 8. Click here for their story.       




Applications are currently being accepted for Summer 4-H & Youth Asststant. Click the links below for more information.



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County News

mature pasture with fence and tree line
January 15, 2021

Many pastures in Iowa were stressed in 2020, either from dry conditions, storm damage, or over grazing. Pasture grasses require rest, nutrition, and proper management to reach optimum production. Several meetings will be held in northeast Iowa to focus on pasture recovery in 2021. 

hogs in confinement building
January 8, 2021

Sherry Hoyer

PorkBridge educational program begins Feb. 4 and offers insight from many experts, including Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

collecting sample from back of sprayer
January 8, 2021

Kristine Schaefer

A statewide private pesticide applicator course will be offered online on Jan. 20 through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Male senior citizen talking on phone
December 22, 2020

As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to be distributed in Iowa, scams are being reported that are preying on those who are at higher risk of COVID-19 infection, such as older adults. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists say you can protect yourself and your loved ones by knowing the facts.

December 3, 2020

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program will host a statewide online 2020 Commercial Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) Reshow week from December 14 through December 18, 2020. Commercial Applicators needing to attend a 2020 CIC program should contact their county extension office to preregister. Attendees will need a computer and a good internet connection to participate in the programs.


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