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December 23, 2016

Welcome to Words on Wellness- a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you'll find reliable, research based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy habits into your daily lifestyle. Check back monthly for the latest edition!

November 30, 2016

Cass County Extension is now filling our end of the year CIC schedule for Commercial Applicators. Call before December 15 to get your training date scheduled!

November 23, 2016

Join the Cass County Extension Team! We are now hiring for the position of Full-Time County Youth Programs Coordinator. Click to see the position description and download an application today! Application deadline December 20, 2016

October 3, 2016

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Series Starts November 3

Series of six classes which will provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself, so you can care for your loved one more effectively.

August 23, 2016

Registration now open! Who Get's Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? September 8 @ 6:30 PM.  Money Talk; Financial Education for Women on Thursday Evenings, September 15-October 13

August 11, 2016

Registration Deadline is September 1- Sign up Today!! Classes Start September 20th.

August 3, 2016

Final Webinar is August 9th- Register today!! The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program is again offering a summer webinar series in June, July and August of 2016. The series is free, and open to anyone interested in attending to learn more about the benefits of shade in landscape, tree problems and native garden insects. 

August 3, 2016

Local farmland owners, producers and other interested parties are invited to join Cass County Extension for the 2016 Farm Leasing Arrangements meeting, set for August 8 in Atlantic from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Cass County Community Center at 805 West 10th Street.

June 22, 2016

 TQA offered from 9:30 a.m. to Noon and PQA Plus from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. All sessions are FREE if pre-registered.

June 8, 2016

Local residents interested in food preservation are invited to Food Preservation 101, a two-hour overview of general food preservation principles.  The course will be held Tuesday, June 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Cass County Extension office in Atlantic.

June 2, 2016

The Western Iowa No-till (WIN) Demonstration Field Day, scheduled for June 21st at the Carstens 1880 Farmstead south of Shelby, Iowa, will address a wide variety of topics for local producers interested in learning more about the practical management of soil heath, fertility and alternative crop rotation systems. 

May 31, 2016

Join the Cass County Master Gardeners for their annual Summer Bus Tour, as we head South, then West to explore the Glenwood Giving Garden, Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, and more! Plenty of learning, shopping and FUN along the way! Register Today to save your seat!

March 4, 2016

Cass County Extension is looking to hire two assistants to help with summer programming. Click for details and application form. Apply by March 18th for consideration.

March 4, 2016

Money available for community betterment or education. Applications Due March 31- Apply Today!

March 1, 2016

Cooking fun for the whole family! Get Registered today!

February 24, 2016

This all-day event will feature keynote speakers, break-out sessions, hands-on learning, lunch, a vendor show and MORE!

February 18, 2016

5-Week course gives women the knowledge to make financial decisions and improve their lives. Register Now!

January 29, 2016

Original Date was February 1- Registration Still Open!

January 29, 2016

Temporary, flexible position will focus on creating and supporting school/youth gardening projects in the county. Applications requested by February 15 to ensure consideration, will remain open until filled!

January 21, 2016

Program to Focus on Breeding & Selecting for Longevity & Profit

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