County News

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!

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April 25, 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!

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

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

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