Dangerous weather continues across region

National Weather Service forecast for Saturday, June 9: Strong to severe storms continue to move through northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota. The strongest storms (mainly in northeast Iowa) have produced large hail up to the size of golf balls and wind damage, with 70+ mph gusts reported. In addition, heavy rain is falling across much…

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Hunters bag 11,700 turkeys during 2018 spring season

News Release Turkey hunters reported harvesting 11,700 Iowa birds this spring, which is 100 birds fewer than were harvested in 2017. Click here for a breakdown by county. Iowa’s spring turkey seasons began April 7 with the youth season and ended on May 20. Hunters purchased nearly 50,000 spring turkey tags. In Chickasaw County, three…

June 27 Field Day to Highlight Ag Weather Forecast, Soils and Crops

News Release   NASHUA – The Annual Spring Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will run from 1:00 to 4:15 PM. Elwynn Taylor, Extension climatologist, will kick-off the program in the Borlaug Learning Center, by providing his insights on crop weather for the 2018 growing season. Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Extension soil/tillage specialist,…

Floyd County Extension and Outreach June 2018 Calendar

NEWS RELEASE Monday, June 4, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Prepare For Fair – Clover Kids   Charles City Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM   4-H Camp    Floyd Thursday, June 7, 2018 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM   4-H Camp    Floyd  (continuation) Friday, June 8, 2018 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM   4-H Camp    Floyd  (continuation) Monday, June 11, 2018 9:00 AM…

FISHING REPORT: Water is warmer and fish are biting

IOWA DNR . . . Cedar River (above Nashua) Water levels continue to fall and clarity is improving. Baring more rain, water levels should stabilize. Water temperatures are in the mid 70’s. Visit the USGS Current Water Data website for current water level information. Walleye – Good: Bite improves toward evening. Use a jig tipped with a…

Bike Rodeo and Bike Ride set for June 2

News Release CHARLES CITY – It’s all about kids and bicycles in Charles City on Saturday, June 2, with a Youth Bike Rodeo and Family Bike Ride planned from 9-11 a.m. at the former middle school parking lot at 500 North Grand Ave. Hosted by CC Cares and the Charles City Police Department, this free…