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Agriculture

Seed Treatment Course set for Feb. 15

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, February 15, 2023. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP), is ...

Seed Treatment Course Set for February 15

TOLEDO – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, February 15, 2023. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program ...

Annie’s Project Provides Agriculture Business Education to Iowa Farm Women

TOLEDO - Annie’s Project, a six-week course designed especially to help farm women develop their management and decision-making skills, is being offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama and Marshall County. Online registration is available at www.aep.iastate.edu/womeninag ...

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, Plant Disease Course Set for February 8

Toledo – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County will host a Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, February 8, 2023. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach ...

Tama Co. Conservation Board ‘dinged’ by annual audit

For the first time in recent memory, the Tama Co. Conservation Board received a ‘ding’ on its annual audit due to granting a board member preferential treatment as it relates to camping fees. During the Thursday, Jan. 5 regular board meeting – rescheduled by a day due to both weather ...

How to properly dispose of Christmas trees

If there are more pine needles on the floor than on the tree, it might be time to think about disposing of the Christmas tree. When that time comes, there are a few ways to properly (and sustainably) get that live tree back outdoors. One common way is to drag the tree out to the curb. Before ...

Commercial Manure Applicator Training Scheduled for Tama County

Commercial manure applicators should plan to attend the Commercial Manure Applicator training program scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, from 9 a.m. to noon. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will conduct the required ...

Q&A: Outlook on next farm bill

Q: What’s in store for the new Farm Bill? A: As a member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, and as a lifelong family farmer, I bring real-world experience to the policymaking table on behalf of the farm families who feed and fuel the world. As Congress begins its ...