Posts With Keyword ‘Dale Miller’

Christmas Trees Can Be Replanted If the Right Steps Are Taken

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Did you know that if you plan ahead, Christmas trees that are enjoyed indoors around the holidays could possibly be replanted?

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Extension Office Hosts “Putting Your Garden to Bed” Class Today

Posted: Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Extension Office will host their second of three fall gardening courses today.

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Fall Garden Tips from the Marion County Extension Office

Posted: Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

As the fall season continues, now is the time to clean up your gardens and look forward to the next planting season.

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First of Three Fall Lawn and Garden Courses Today

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The first of three fall maintenance and winterizing classes sponsored by the Marion County Extension Office and Marion County Master Gardeners will be held Saturday.

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Lawns Should Be Cut Shorter During the Fall Season

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:26 am

As we switch into the fall season, it’s also time to change the mowing height for your lawns.

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Extension Office Offers Winterizing Classes This Fall

Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Marion County Extension Office and Marion County Master Gardeners are teaming up this fall to present three hands-on courses to help area residents get their yards and gardens ready for winter.

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Low Crop Yields Mean Lower Fuel Costs

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Though early reports show that this year’s crop yields could be down, Marion County Extension Office Program Director Dale Miller says there is still an upside.

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Extension Office Recommends Producers Monitor Crops for Pest Problems

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Iowa has experienced several rainy days in recent months, resulting in very wet conditions in fields and lawns in much of Marion County.

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Farmland Lease Terminations Among Topics Discussed at Recent Meeting

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Approximately 45 people attended a recent meeting in Pella to learn more about farmland leasing.

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Extension Office to Co-Sponsor Regional Crop Marketing Meetings

Posted: Sunday, June 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Marion County ISU Extension Office is co-sponsoring a pair of regional Crop Marketing Meetings next week.

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Fertilizing Stressed Out Plants is a Bad Idea

Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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This month’s record breaking rainfall is causing problems across the county, including an abnormal amount of stress on plants.

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ISU Extension Spring Planting Tips

Posted: Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

As Marion County residents continue their spring garden planting, Extension Office Program Director Dale Miller says it’s important to test the soil before putting the seeds in the ground.

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Extension Office Offers Safety Tips for Spring Mowing

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 6:19 am

With spring in high gear, the lawns of area residents are growing quickly, and the Marion County ISU Extension Office wants to remind citizens to be safe when mowing their yards.

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Spring Lawn Maintenance Tips

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Early spring sunshine and now a heavy dose of April showers means that lush green lawns will be growing quickly, but what is the proper way to maintain your lawn in the spring months?

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Miller Enjoys New Position with ISU Extension Office

Posted: Friday, April 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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After budget cuts and reorganization at the Iowa State Extension Office earlier this year, one Knoxville resident has found a way to remain active with the office in a new position.

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