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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Calhoun County

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County News

September 23, 2014

The better your credit score, the lower your interest will be on your house, auto, loans and mortgage interest rates.  When you improve your credit score by 100 points, you are putting extra money in your pocket! 

September 23, 2014

We live in a time when food safety hazards are prevalent.  Today's consumer is much more aware and concerned about food safety and food-borne illnesses, which makes the role of food service professionals even more critical.

September 1, 2014

“Words on Wellness' is a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices

July 21, 2014

ISU Extension & Outreach  4-H and Youth Program and the  4-H Master Robotics Educator provided the “4-H Robot Camp.”  The first day, we enjoyed teaching students about the development of robots, how to build a robot and beginning basics with a focus on ‘gears.’

June 1, 2014

There aren’t any “shoulds” with respect with how grief is felt or expressed.  It's common for people who have lost a spouse or someone close to feel sad, angry, helpless, guilty, anxious, lonely and frightened.  

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 15, 2014 02:42 PM

Dairy and beef producers attending manure management field days will see various systems at work. Northwest Iowa field days are Oct. 1...

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