OELWEIN CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Saturday, Nov. 26 OHS Football Team can & bottle drive, 8:30-10 a.m. in front of Husky Stadium. Sunday, Nov. 27 Christmas with the Celts, 7 p.m., Williams Center for the Performing Arts, Oelwein. $40 admission. Students enrolled in the Oelwein Community Schools are admitted free. Click here to order tickets. To add an event to this calendar email details to baldissimo2000@gmail.com. Thursday, Dec. 1 After-school program Walk-in Thursday, 4 p.m. at Oelwein Public Library. Every week is a different topic, ranging from STEM to art to music. The second Thursday of the month, every month, will be Legos. This program … Continue reading OELWEIN CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CHARLES CITY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Monday, Nov. 7 CCMS grades 7-8 band/orchestra grades, 7 p.m., Comet Gym at Charles City Middle School Com Tuesday, Nov. 8 Election Day ECCMS grades 5-6 band/orchestra concert, 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 CCHS vocal music concert, 7:30 p.m., Comet Gym at Charles City Middle School Wednesday, Nov. 16 Charles City Booster Club, 5:30 p.m., Charles City High School library Saturday, Nov. 19 CC girls varsity wrestling, 9 a.m., tournament at Independence High School CC girls varsity basketball, 2:30 p.m. at Waterloo east Tuesday, Nov. 22 CC girls varsity bowling, 4 p.m., vs. Denver at Panther Lakes in Tripoli CC … Continue reading CHARLES CITY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Aug. 28 Fall Field Day to Focus on Price Risk Management

News Release NASHUA – The Annual Fall Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will run from 1:00 to 4:20PM on Wednesday, August 28. Steve Johnson, Farm Management Specialist, will kick-off the program in the Borlaug Learning Center, and will cover “Crop Price Risk & Cash Flow Management”. He is followed by Prashant Jha, Weed Specialist, with a discussion of the “ISU weed science research and extension program: 2019 and beyond”. Then the program heads to the field with the on-farm wagon tour featuring Antonio Mallarino, Soil Fertility Specialist, and Erin Hodgson, Entomologist. Antonio will explain “How results from long-term PK rate studies influence soil tests and interpretations”. Whereas Erin will discuss “Concerns with corn and soybean insect pest resistance to insecticides … Continue reading Aug. 28 Fall Field Day to Focus on Price Risk Management

Nashua’s Water Over The Dam Days schedule, June 27-30, 2019

All events will take place at Cedar View Park, right on the lake, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change! In case of rain activities will be held as follows: Thursday – Activities and games will be held at the Fair Grounds Friday – The fundraiser meal, band, and beer tent will be moved to the Fair Grounds. Thursday, June 27 Join us on Main Street 5- 7:30 p.m. ~ Family Games and Activities 5 p.m. ~ Pedal Tractor Pull 5-7 p.m. ~ Meal on Main (Eager Beavers 4H) 6 p.m. ~ Prince/Princess Contest **Registration deadline is June 21st no exceptions.      Ages … Continue reading Nashua’s Water Over The Dam Days schedule, June 27-30, 2019

Wednesday June 26 Field Day to Highlight Ag Weather Forecast and Commercial Hemp Production

 ISU EXTENSION NEWS RELEASE NASHUA – The Annual Spring Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will run from 1:00 to 4:10 PM. Dennis Todey, Director of the Midwest Climate Hub, will kick-off the program in the Borlaug Learning Center, by providing his insights on crop weather for the 2019 growing season. Angie Rieck-Hinz, Extension agronomist, follows with a discussion of the likelihood of hemp production in Iowa for 2020, including development of regulations, current production practices, and economic information from other states. The on-farm wagon tour will feature Stephan Gailans, Research and Field Crops Director with … Continue reading Wednesday June 26 Field Day to Highlight Ag Weather Forecast and Commercial Hemp Production

Butler County Fair coming up June 19-23

ALLISON, Iowa — “American Idol” winner Maddie Poppe will perform at the Butler County Fair, which runs from June 19-23 at the Fairgrounds in Allison. Caleb Lee Hutchinson will open for her grandstand concert that begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 21. Here is the full grandstand lineup: Tuesday, June 18 —Pre-Fair Parade – 6 pm FREE EVENT Wednesday – June 19th – Night of Destruction – 7pm Thursday – June 20th – Bull Riding – 7pm Friday – June 21st – Maddie Poppe with Caleb Lee Hutchinson – 7:30pm Saturday – June 22nd – Chuckwagon Racing – 1pm Saturday … Continue reading Butler County Fair coming up June 19-23

Rural Angel Investing is Topic of Extension Program

 By ISU EXTENSION  Rural stakeholders interested in learning about Iowa’s emerging rural investor networks for agricultural technology and strategic rural ventures are invited to an educational workshop titled, “Strategies for Angel Investing.” The workshop is organized by an initiative called the Iowa Rural Equity Project (IREP) and collaborators including ISU Extension and Outreach. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Cerro Gordo County will be co-hosting the program from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Music Man Square, 308 S Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City, IA. The local workshop is being co-sponsored by Ag Ventures Alliance … Continue reading Rural Angel Investing is Topic of Extension Program

Annual Great Chili Cook-Off set for March 1

News Release CHARLES CITY – Warm up this winter with a great cup of chili … or seven, at the Great Chili Cook-Off on Friday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Columbus Club in Charles City. One of Community Revitalization’s longest-running community events, the Great Chili Cook-Off is in its 23rd year as both a fundraiser for Charles City’s Main Street program and a fun, tasty way for the community to come together and shake off some of those winter blues. Seven local “celebrity” chili cooks offer up their best recipes for the public to sample … Continue reading Annual Great Chili Cook-Off set for March 1

Floyd County Extension and Outreach March 2019 Calendar

Friday, March 1 9:20 AM – 1:50 PM   Water Rocks! visit to Lincoln Elementary   Charles City Tuesday, March 5 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM   Simple Meals with the Girl Scouts   Charles City 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM   Clover Kids – Charles City   Charles City 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM   Better Kid Care & Childcare Provider Training   Charles City Wednesday, March 6 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM   Ornamental & Turfgrass Applicators PSEP   Charles City 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM   Pick A Better Snack – Nora Springs   Nora Springs Thursday, March 7 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM   Pick A Better Snack – IC   Charles City Friday, March 8 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM   Pick … Continue reading Floyd County Extension and Outreach March 2019 Calendar

Workshop on evaluating estate, transition plans set for Feb. 26 in Charles City

News Release “Talking about transitions and estate planning is difficult for most people – including rural Iowans – individuals, couples and families,” says Melissa O’Rourke, the Iowa State University Farm & Agribusiness Management Specialist in northeast Iowa. “And actual implementation of a transition plan can be even harder.” That’s why Iowa State University Extension offers an “Evaluating Your Estate Plan” workshop to answer questions and help people prepare for the future. The one-day workshop will be held on February 26 in Charles City. “Families and individuals should plan adequately to protect assets and family relationships that are vital to their … Continue reading Workshop on evaluating estate, transition plans set for Feb. 26 in Charles City

China trade war, water quality research are topics at March 5 event at ISU Northeast Research Farm

News Release NASHUA – Wendong Zhang, Extension Ag Economist, Brian Dougherty, Ag Engineering Field Specialist, and Natasha Hoover, Research Associate from the ISU water quality research lab, will speak at the annual meeting of the Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association (NEIAEA) at the Borlaug Learning Center, ISU Northeast Research Farm, Nashua. The program starts at 9:30 a.m. with a Call to Order for the board meeting. From 10:00 a.m. to Noon will be key presentations from Wendong Zhang, Brian Dougherty, and Natasha Hoover. Zhang will address “U.S. – China Ag Trade and the Trade War”.  Dougherty and Hoover will share … Continue reading China trade war, water quality research are topics at March 5 event at ISU Northeast Research Farm

Holidazzle will shine bright in Charles City Friday, Nov. 30

 News Release CHARLES CITY – Embrace the magic of the holidays on Friday, November 30th, with a new twist on a Charles City winter tradition. Community Revitalization’s annual Holiday Lighted Parade will again light up the night in downtown Charles City at 6 p.m. and herald in the arrival of Santa and debut of the Santa House in Central Park from 6:30-8 p.m. However, this year’s offerings have been expanded as part of the new “Holidazzle” celebration, adding carolers, hot cocoa, treats, a Candy Cane Hunt, shopping and special dining options. A tractor-drawn holiday hayride will be available to shuttle … Continue reading Holidazzle will shine bright in Charles City Friday, Nov. 30

Floyd County Extension and Outreach December 2018 Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 1 9-11 AM   Wreath-Making Workshop   Charles City Monday, Dec. 3 1-2:30 PM   Planning Ahead   Charles City Tuesday, Dec. 4 5:30-8:30 PM   Women Marketing Grain   Nashua  (continuation) Wednesday, Dec. 5 9 AM to 11:30 PM   Pest Control Operators   Charles City Thursday, Dec. 6 12:30 – 1:30 PM   Pick A Better Snack – IC   Charles City Friday, Dec. 7 8:45-11:45 AM   Pick A Better Snack – Washington 1st graders   Charles City Saturday, Dec. 8 9 AM to noon  Beef Weigh-In   Ionia Monday, Dec. 10 1-2:30 PM   Planning Ahead   Charles City Tuesday, Dec. 11 2 -2:30 PM   Pick A Better Snack – Nora Springs   Nora Springs Tuesday, Dec. 18 2:15 – 2:45 PM   Pick A Better … Continue reading Floyd County Extension and Outreach December 2018 Calendar