County News

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

January 12, 2016

Crop Advantage Series Provides Producers with Agronomic Research and Strategies to Control Costs- 14 Locations Across the state

January 5, 2016

The Food Safety and Quality Assurance Program is a requirement for Cass County youth exhibiting swine, beef, sheep, dairy (both dairy cattle and dairy goat), meat goat, rabbit and poultry, this includes all market & breeding animals, at the 2016 Cass County Fair & Iowa State Fair.

December 8, 2015

Commercial Pesticide Applicators Reminded that Continuing Education Courses Must be Completed by End of the Year- Cass County trainings must be scheduled by December 15

November 3, 2015

Sign Up Going on Now for Vendors and Recipe Contest

October 6, 2015

Cass County 4-H is excited to celebrate and share National 4-H Week this year to showcase the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H youth in the county who work each day to make a positive impact on the community. 

August 3, 2015

The Farm Leasing Arrangements meeting in Atlantic on August 11 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cass County Community Center will focus on current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing arrangements.Tim Eggers, ISU Extension & Outreach Field Agriculture Economist will discuss Trends in Farm Land Values, Cash Rental Rates and Costs of Production. 

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July 14, 2015

Sign up for an online class, find a workshop near you, or download our recipes and publications!

July 13, 2015

Educational programs for farmers and retailers with a focus on understanding weed resistance and a hands-on, practical approach to developing long-term weed management plans that work. Southwest Iowa sessions will be held August 4th at the Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis

July 13, 2015

Cass County Extension hosts the Iowa Master Gardener Summer Webinar series. This series of three gardening classes is open to the public. Three different topics will be offered on Tuesday evenings in June, July and August.

June 4, 2015

Join us for a two day camp for 3-5th graders that will explore life and ecosystems in the rainforest! We spend the first day in Cass County learning about animals and their ecosystems, then spend day two at the Omaha Zoo to do some observation and up close learning! Sign up today!

May 26, 2015

Any Iowa business interested in selling their goods or services to a town, city, county, state, or federal government is invited to attend a free workshop and Q & A Session over lunch on Thursday June 25.

May 26, 2015

Join the Cass County Master Gardeners for a daylong trip to several Des Moines Area attractions!

March 13, 2015

Dinosaurs, water, careers, critters, exploration and adventures. What do they all have in common? Summer Daycamps of course! In partnership with the Cass County Conservation Board, we are offering three day camps for youth in grades K-2, 3-5 and grades 6-8.

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February 23, 2015

The David Williams Master Gardener Grants are offered to honor the many years of service Master Gardener David Williams provided as a long-time volunteer, with the Master Gardener program and other community organizations, including a term as Cass County Master Gardener president in 2012. Grants may be used for food gardening, garden education, or community improvement.

February 3, 2015

Talking about estate planning is hard. Discussions about transferring family farm assets can be equally difficult. Southwest Iowa farm families are invited to learn about options that are best for your operation and family at an Estate Planning and Family Farm Transfer Workshop on February 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis. 

January 27, 2015

Just because it's winter doesn't mean your children can't have fun at camp! Give them something to do on a no-school-day by registering them for Polar Bear Day Camp. The Polar Bear Day Camp is being sponsored by the Cass County Conservation Board and Cass County ISU Extension.

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