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County News

May 2, 2016

The 2016-2016 State 4-H Council challenges you to "Dive To New Depths" at the annual conference in June. Enjoy speakers, workshops, Animal Science Round-Up, Team Building, recreation, friends, and more!

April 27, 2016

As diabetes becomes more widespread, including among Iowa’s rural Latino population, the need for education and prevention assistance is increasing. Sarah Francis, a human sciences state specialist in nutrition and wellness, and associate professor at Iowa State University, saw this need and created “Latinos Living Well.”

April 14, 2016

The 89th annual Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, the longest running conference at Iowa State University, will be held May 18 in the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.

April 12, 2016

Informational meeting for 4H members and interested family members. Thursday, April 14 @ 6:30 pm @ ISU Extension Office. Classes will start Tuesday, May 3rd @ 7:00 pm. at Iowa Central Community College lawn and will run for 12 weeks. Classes are free of charge. Must attend at least 5 classes to participate in the Dog Obedience Show at the Buena Vista County Fair. For more information contact: Melissa Fahr, 712-299-1753 or mfahr@glidden-ralston.k12.ia.us.

April 8, 2016

Iowa Money Smart Week partners and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will be offering free financial seminars and special events April 23-30. Topics range from retirement planning to youth financial literacy, paying for college, home buying and investment options.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

April 29, 2016 08:36 AM

Anindita Das is putting her experiences as an immigrant to good use as an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach refugee community...

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