Posts With Keyword ‘ISU Extension’

Area Counties Host Food Safety Workshop

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A post-harvest handling and food safety workshop for fruit and vegetable growers is coming to eastern Iowa.

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Manure Application Workshop Planned

Posted: Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Washington County I-S-U Extension Office will host a workshop next month for confinement site manure applicator certification.

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ISU Extension Offers Winter Plant Care Advice

Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

With last weeks wintry precipitation the Iowa State University Extension has information on how to maintain your plants during the winter months.

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Christmas Tree Disposal

Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With the 2012 Christmas Holiday behind us, some are left wondering how to dispose of their live Christmas tree.

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Food Drive Planned to Celebrate School Homecoming

Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A state university is holding a food drive next week in preparation for their homecoming events.  

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Final Parts of Greenhorn Grazing Series Starting

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The final segments of an agricultural series are set to wrap up starting today.  

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Final in Webinar Series Tomorrow Night

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The final in a series of webinars is happening tomorrow night at the Washington County Extension.  

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Special Class Offered in Response to Drought Conditions

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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In response to the drought, a class is being offered for swine producers.  

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Warm Weather Could Increase Japanese beetle Population

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The mild winter and hot summer could be increasing the population of a summer pest.  

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Farmland Leasing Workshop Tonight

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A workshop is happening tonight to discuss farmland leasing.  

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Farmland Leasing Workshop Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, July 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A workshop is happening tomorrow to discuss farmland leasing.  

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Drought Could Cause Groundwater Reductions

Posted: Saturday, July 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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With the severe drought conditions, there could be a reduction of groundwater for everyday use.  

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Farmland Leasing Workshop Next Week

Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A workshop is being held next week to discuss the leasing of farmland.  

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Dry Ground Conditions Continue to Create Crop Issues

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The dry weather we have experienced lately is continuing to affect area crops says Jim Fawcett, ISU Extension Field Agronomist.  

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Farm Safety Day Held

Posted: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Sixty-Two area youth had the opportunity to learn about farm safety during the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day held recently at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  

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Grazing Program Coming to Washington County

Posted: Saturday, June 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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A popular program in other southeast Iowa cities is coming to Washington County later this month.  

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Pesticide Testing Offered in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is offering pesticide testing tomorrow in Washington.  

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Crop Progress

Posted: Friday, May 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The dry and warm weather we’ve had the past couple of weeks have given farmers ample time to plant crops.

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Garden Goodness Webinar This Week

Posted: Sunday, May 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The first in a series of webinars is being held this week at the Washington County Extension.  

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Signups for Youth Conference Due Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The ISU Extension is reminding those in grades eight through 12 that the deadline to sign up for the 2012 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference is Tuesday.  

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