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ICPI Concrete Paver Installer Course

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

About the Course The two-day classroom course is designed to enhance the knowledge of individuals with at least one year’s experience in the construction of interlocking concrete pavements. The registration fee includes a student manual and an exam. Those who attend the course and pass the exam receive a Record of Completion for the course. Attendance at this course is one of the requirements for earning a Concrete Paver Installer Certification. The following topics are covered: Material and labor estimating Job planning and layout Soil...

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INLA Service Day Photos

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

INLA Service Day Photos

Thank you for joining us for our 3nd Annual INLA Service Day on Wednesday, September 11, 2014. Find the album of the pictures from the INLA service day at the Biorenewables Complex here. Please feel free to download the photos. Thanks for your hard work!

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Save the Date: 2013 Service Day

Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

We had an incredible turnout for Service Day in the past and want to make sure we keep up the great turnout and work. Please save the September 11 for 2013’s Service Day. More information is forthcoming but mark your calendars now!  

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INLA Service Day

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

We had a terrific turnout for the event this year at the INLA Service Day. The projects we worked on were around the state capitol grounds. Take a look at a video and the pictures from the event.  ...

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INLA Auction 2012

Posted by on Apr 7, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

INLA Auction 2012

Take a look at the photos from this year’s INLA Auction. It was a great success and we hope to see you next...

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Storage and Display of Nursery Stock

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Regulations | 0 comments

The improper storage and display of nursery stock at retail locations throughout the State of Iowa has become more apparent over the past couple years primarily due to the expansion of “parking lot” garden centers not being able to provide adequate facilities. As a result, nursery stock is being improperly displayed on the hard surfaces of parking lots as required by Departmental regulations. In Iowa, nursery stock is defined as hardy, cultivated or wild woody plants, such as trees, evergreens, shrubs and vines, and small fruits such as...

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15 Iowa Organization Receive Grant Funds to Help Promote Specialty Crops

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in news, Specialty Crops | 0 comments

15 Iowa Organization Receive Grant Funds to Help Promote Specialty Crops

USDA funds will help groups promoting fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will be awarding $238,548 grants to Iowa organizations to help enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa. The Department received $276,310 through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to support the program. “Specialty crops are a very important part of Iowa agriculture as they allow farmers...

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