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Scott County farmland sales slowed in 2018, with fewer than 2,200 acres changing hands, just half of the volume recorded in 2013. more
Scott County farmland values continue to top all Iowa counties according to the Iowa State University Extension Service statewide survey that shows values dropping another fraction for the fourth time in five years. more
Rabbits and deer have been browsing on trees and shrubs in windbreaks, home orchards and landscape plantings over the last two months because of the extended period of snow cover across most of Iowa. The prognosis for the plants depends on the extent of damage. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists describe how to assess the damage. To have additional questions answered, contact Hortline at 515-294-3108 or email hortline@iastate.edu. more
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Michael Naig promises to bring a ray of sunshine to Scott County March 28, despite soggy fields and grim flood forecasts threatening to keep farmers from fields. more
Winter weather makes gardeners in Iowa long for the growing season.  Scott County Extension is offering two webinars from Iowa State University locally at the Scott County Extension office, 875 Tanglefoot Lane in Bettendorf. more
Scott County FFA students participated in FFA day at the state capitol Feb. 14. more
Linsey Moffitt Tobin, a 1999 North Scott grad who attended the University of Tennessee-Martin on a softball scholarship and graduated in 2004 with a bachelor of science degree in agricultural business, has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, to serve as chair of the Federal Grain Inspection Advisory Committee.  more
River Valley Cooperative announced last week that its board of directors authorized a payout of approximately $1.8 million of qualified preferred stock at their January 2019 board meeting. more
It was cold and windy outside the Starlite Ballroom on the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 26, but there was plenty of warmth inside as 4-H’ers from across Scott County gathered for the 4-H Annual Family Fun Night. more
Iowa economic development leader Debi Durham will headline the 2019 Scott County Economic Development Summit, Feb. 28 at the Waterfront Center, Bettendorf. more
Rep. Dave Loebsack was surrounded. more
The Scott and Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation districts, along with the Iowa Pork Producers, Clinton County Farm Bureau, and the Iowa Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a Soil Health and Nutrient Management meeting at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in DeWitt from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22. The event is free and open to the families and includes a complimentary meal. more
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