Tama County

Intermediate County Council members.

Installation of 2018-2019 County Council Members.

Tama County 4-H Members

2019 Tama County Rabbit Show

Clover Kids Chicken Show

Tama County Maters Gardeners

Healthy and Homemade Participants

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

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May 2nd Sheep and goat weigh-in has been canceled. If you are planning on exhibiting sheep or goats, you need to contact jhulme@iastate.edu by April 8th. Tagging will take place on May 2nd with the superintendent coming out to the farms. More information will be sent out to exhibitors at a later date. 





MARCH 30, 2020 IDALS Update on Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicator License Renewals







Tama County 4-H Information

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2020 Tama County Fair July 13-19, 2020

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County News

farmer next to John Deere tractor
March 31, 2020

AMES, Iowa -- Farming can be stressful in the best of times. Financial worries, unpredictable weather, unpredictable commodity prices, plant pests, livestock diseases and isolation all contribute to farmers’ anxiety. And now Iowa’s rural communities and families are coping with the unpredictability and imposed isolation produced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 31, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Extension specialists in Iowa and Minnesota are collaborating to provide a series of daily webinars for farmers, ag professionals, extension personnel and other interested parties during the week of April 6. The theme will be “Essential Row Crop Management for Spring 2020,” with a focus on topics to be addressed prior to planting season. 

woman reaching for box of dry goods in kitchen pantry
March 19, 2020

The outbreak of Covid 19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus, has many Iowans thinking about emergency supplies and kits, if they should need to self-isolate or quarantine. Nutrition and wellness state specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips for stocking the pantry, without panic buying.

adult daughter looking at elderly mother
March 19, 2020

Do you help take care of an adult with chronic conditions? Are you feeling a bit alone, particularly in light of social isolation with COVID-19? Would you like to chat with others in similar situations without leaving your home? If so, you are not the only one. Over 43.5 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or an intermittent basis.

4-H clover with the emblem
March 19, 2020

A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage. These engaging educational resources from the local, state and national 4-H program are available for all youth and their families to further explore project area learning virtually.

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