Black Hawk County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Black Hawk County

We are committed to provide our citizens with "Information for Everyday Living." Iowa State University Extension offers education and information to the citizens of Iowa through the following areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Community and Economic Development, Families, and 4-H Youth Development.

Up Coming Events...

 Aerial Applicator Continuing Instructional Course Call Extension Office to schedule time. 319-234-6811
• 2015 4-H Livestock Fair Exhibitor Information.
  Two IMPORTANT DATES! May 15 - Entered animal ID on 4-H Online, July 1 - Paper Entry Form to Extension Office.
4-H FSQA - April 11th 9:00-10:30am & April 13th 6:30-8:00pm at Hawkeye Community College. Click Here!
• 4-H Swine Weigh In (at home, scales available at Extension Office).
4-H STEM Fashion Workshop, April 30th RSVP Here.
 • 4-H Shooting Sports, First Sat. of the Month. 4-Her's come and give it a try!
SERVSAFE - April 22, 2015 See BROCHURE
4-H Omelet Breakfast at the UAW Hall, Sunday, April 12th 8:00am - 1:00pm
• Emerald Ash Borer Information, City Ordinances and Tree Planting Info
 • Cedar Valley Grows Information and Community Garden Applications Cedar Valley Grows Garden Poster
Master Gardener 2015 Club Information
(CANCELLATIONS: If an event is cancelled it will be labeled so in the Black Hawk County Events Box to the right.)

County News

April 9, 2015

Nice Job Maria Geisler, Kayla Carolan and Teal Jennings!
THANKS so all who make the Omelet Breakfast a SUCCESS, WE SERVED 1,248 PEOPLE!!!
See our photos on FACEBOOK.

April 4, 2015

Click to Read MORE! See Our Challenge Classes that everyone can enter!

April 3, 2015

The Department of 4-H Youth Development with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Field Specialist – 4-H Youth Development. The 4-H Youth
Development Field Specialist will provide leadership and develop the capacity of youth, volunteers, and professionals to plan, implement, and evaluate a series of progressive educational programs and learning experiences that work toward achieving the outcomes of effective leadership, productive citizenship, outstanding communication, and successful learning. These outcomes are reached through the Iowa 4-H program priorities of healthy living, STEM, citizenship and leadership, and communication and the arts. Apply HERE!

March 16, 2015

Juntos-Together is a series of 3 workshops in Spanish that brings together parents, children, school personnel, and the community to pormote high school graduation and explore options for higher education. • April 11 at Hoover, April 18 at Hoover and April 25 at Hawkeye Community College. All Saturdays 10:00-12:00! • Grades 6-12 • Free childcare • FREE Lunch! Read more...

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