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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.

January 11, 2021

Monday, January 18, 2021

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

Statewide Resources

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

  • 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.

  • Daily 4” soil temperatures for Iowa counties to assist with 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.

  • A multi-tiered effort to study and analyze the impact of agricultural management practices on surface and subsurface drainage, from both a water quality and quantity perspective.

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

  • Your source for integrated crop management resources curated by extension agronomists, entomologist and plant pathologists.

  • Building a culture of conservation by calling attention to the importance of water and soil quality through farming practices.

  • The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative (IGQI) is a cutting edge grain quality research and information program. The interdisciplinary project performs the "rapid response function" at ISU for the grain industry. 

  • Agricultural economics and business resources for farm business decision makers.

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

  • During times of natural disaster, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers educational resources to reduce the personal impact of natural disasters, working in partnership with the local, state and federal agencies addressing the disaster. 

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