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Local Highlights

April 13, 2021

ISU Extension and Outreach in Winneshiek County Iowa has an exciting opening for a Full-Time Program Assistant / Marketing Coordinator
This is a full-time position. 36 hours per week minimum, with some nights and weekends required. 

April 1, 2021

The Winneshiek County Extension and Outreach will be closed 4/2/2021 for Good Friday.  

March 5, 2021


The University of Illinois, the University of Wisconsin, and Iowa State University will be conducting a Corn Rootworm Management Update webinar at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 26, 2021. The target audience is farmers, farm input suppliers, and independent crop consultants.
 

February 4, 2021

The Winniehiek Councty Extension and Outreach Office will be closing at NOON due to weather.  

January 19, 2021

Watershed research will be shared during an online series from the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University. The online events begin Jan. 27.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • Information that protects and enhances the economic value of Iowa’s agriculture and horticulture, by educating growers and the general public about plant diseases and science.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.

  • Providing direct, unbiased comparisons of corn hybrids and soybean varieties, in a number of different environments.

  • Daily 4” soil temperatures for Iowa counties to assist with crop management decisions and nutrient applications.

  • Educating producers, consumers and policy makers in the research and extension activities in organic agriculture both on-farm and at Iowa State University.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Entryway to crop production, soil and nutrient management, weed management, and ag weather information.

  • Insecticide evaluation reports and information on specific pests of economic significance to Iowa crop production.

  • Grain handling, agricultural machine design, precision farming systems, soil tillage and management, and agricultural drainage.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Your source for comprehensive crop production news and information from Iowa State University specialists and agronomists.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Knowledge and information that improves the efficiency of traditional commodity grain markets and assists emerging markets for user-specific grains.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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