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100 Years of Extension in O'Brien County


Leafy Spurge and weed spray outfit used to destroy the first Leafy Spurge discovered in O'Brien County. Sprayed July 5th on the Henry Litka farm in Grant Township.

In celebration of 100 years of Extension in O'Brien County, the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Primghar will be sharing photos and interesting facts from the past century all leading up to a 100 Year Celebration to take place at the O'Brien County Fair in July. We invite you to play along each week and see if you can recognize the individuals in photos and answer trivia questions from throughout the past century.

Work on weed eradication during 1935 included weed identification, distribution of chemical weed killer and supervision of its application, publicity on weed commissioners an...

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