Posts With Keyword ‘Marion County Extension Office’

Deicing Material Can Harm Plants and Lawns

Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Snow and ice are inevitable during Iowa winters but what we do to help control and remove them can make a large difference.

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Beekeeping Classes Kick Off This Evening

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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This year’s winter bee keeping classes kick off this evening.

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Pruning Encouraged to Help Prevent Breakage from Heavy Snow and Ice

Posted: Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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This winter has been a rather dry one thus far and residents are encouraged to take advantage of this time to help protect their trees and shrubs from potential damage once we do receive a heavy snowfall.

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Extension Office Hosts Beekeeping Classes

Posted: Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Marion County Extension Office, Mahaska County Extension and Back to Basics Bee Club are offering Beekeeping classes once again this winter.

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Pruning and Winterizing Trees and Shrubs Course Today

Posted: Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 6:26 am


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The third and final fall weatherizing course hosted by the Marion County Extension Office and Master Gardeners will be held today.

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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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Knoxville School District to Sell the Trabert Center

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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After months of discussion, the Knoxville School Board made some final decisions on the future of the GOAL Alternative School and the Trabert Center at their meeting last night.

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Knoxville School Board Meets Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session this evening.

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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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Knoxville School Board Meets on Tuesday This Week

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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The Knoxville School Board will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday of this week.

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Knoxville School Board Meets Tuesday This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 10th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Knoxville School Board will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday of this week.

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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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One Bid Submitted for Trabert Center in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Only one interested party submitted a bid at last night’s meeting about the sale of the Trabert Center in Knoxville.

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Gardening 101 Classes Begin Thursday

Posted: Saturday, April 17th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Iowa State Extension, Marion County will be hosting a series of classes for beginning gardeners starting next week.

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Marion County Fair Theme Contest

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Extension Office is holding a Marion County Fair Theme Contest.

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