Posts With Keyword ‘ISU Extension’

Preserving Poinsettias After Christmas

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Now that Christmas has passed, many people consider keeping their poinsettias. 

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Master Gardener Training

Posted: Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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If you have ever had an interest in gardening or volunteering in your community, you have a chance to learn in January.

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Land Values Increase

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The latest land values show that the average dollar per acre in Washington County has increased over last year.

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Picking and Caring for Poinsettias

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Poinsettias are available this time of year and picking the right one for you might be difficult.

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Pork Quality Assurance Training

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa State University Extension along with the Iowa Pork Industry Center are providing training for pork producers and anyone needing certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus program. 

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Turn your Christmas tree into an outdoor tree

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:23 am

If you are thinking of turning your live Christmas tree into an outdoor tree after the holidays are over the ISU extension says it is possible.

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Swine Risk Management Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

Women that might be interested in marketing swine are invited to attend a workshop that focuses on risk management education and decision making tools is scheduled for Monday, December 6th at 1:00 pm at the Washington County Extension Office. 

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Milk Quality Workshop Coming in December

Posted: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The ISU Extension is offering a Milk Quality Workshop on Thursday December 9 so milk producers can be ready for the major changes in milk quality standards. 

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training Offered Wednesday

Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Pork producers and anyone interested in being certified in the “Pork Quality Assurance Plus” program can now register for a two-hour course Wednesday at the Washington County Extension Office in Washington.

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training Session Offered

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Pork producers and anyone interested in being certified in the “Pork Quality Assurance Plus” program can now register for a two-hour course on August 4th at the Washington County Extension Office in Washington.

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Frost Had Little Impact on Farm Crops

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 7:25 am

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Weekend frost might have damaged some lawns and gardens, but likely had little effect on southeast Iowa farm crops.

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Planting Ahead of Schedule, Rain Welcomed by Most Farmers

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 7:21 am

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Weekend showers were welcomed by many southeast Iowa Farmers.

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ISU Extension Urges Caution during Planting Season

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 5:54 am

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As tractors, and other farm equipment begins to emerge for the spring planting season,

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Field Work Starting this Week

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 6:47 am

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A regional director at the ISU Extension says southeast Iowans can expect to see farmers in the fields as early as this week.

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Horticulturalist Answers Question: When is it Dry Enough to Plant my Garden?

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:48 am

All the recent warm weather has many green-thumbs anxious to get in the garden.

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Small Business Academy in Wapello

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The ISU Extension Office in Wapello is having a six week small business class.

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Louisa Co. Hosting Entrepreneur’s Consultant

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Louisa Development Group along with Columbus Junction Community Development Center and ISU Extension in Louisa County is hosting a session for entrepreneurs. 

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Crops Still Standing From a Wet Fall

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:50 am

All the snow has many farmers anxious about what planting conditions will be like in the spring. Gene Mohling with the ISU Extension Service says it’s also causing problems for producers who couldn’t get all their crops out in the fall.

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Local Businesses Awarded Grants

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:45 am

Ten local small business owners are receiving funding for participating in a workshop presented by the Keokuk County Extension and the Indian Hills Community College.

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Planting Concerns Remain to Be Seen

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Southeast Iowa hasn’t had a chance to dry out since wet weather in the fall hampered area harvests.

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