County News

January 27, 2015

Don't Give Kids a Tummyache! Offered on February 16th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Click for more information or to register!

December 29, 2014

Need some assistance utilizing online farm bill decision tools and getting your farm's data entered in to help you make your farm program decisions? Sign up for our computer lab workshop, January 8th.

December 29, 2014

The free Smart Choice Health Insurance © workshop takes place Monday, January 19 from 6-8 p.m. 

December 2, 2014

Why do Earthquakes happen? How do engineers design buildings to withstand earthquakes? Youth who attend this hands-on daycamp will explore this and many other items releated to engineering & earthquakes.

This is a day of fun, interactive activities for grades 3-5.

October 16, 2014

For several years, ISU Extension in Cass County has served as a host site for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Now, organizers are looking for local volunteers to keep the program going strong. 

October 16, 2014

News articles, resources and calculators to help you stay up to date on the latest information as you make harvest decisions this fall.

September 2, 2014

Join Cass County Extension for our free summer gardening series "Totally Trees!". Final session held September 4th.

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August 21, 2014

Do you have a love for gardening, a desire to learn more about the world of gardening, and a commitment to being a positive part of your community? If so, the Master Gardener program may be right for you! Learn more about this enriching program and apply today!

August 11, 2014

As summer winds down, ISU Extension Ag Economists are hosting Farmland Leasing informational meetings across the state. These meetings will give landowners, tenants, and agri-business professionals information and materials they need to make decisions regarding farmland ownership, management, and leasing practices as they plan for the future. Cass County Extension will be hosting a meeting on August 29 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cass County Community Center in Atlantic. 

June 19, 2014

What can you build from a box of junk?  A STEM event for all local 3rd-8th graders on Thursday, June 26 will let youth build, design and discover.  The STEM at Work day camp will be at the Cass County Community Center in Atlantic and will include a variety of hands-on science focused activities.  Youth will be inventive and plan to create a robot from a box of junk, design a pinball game and explore environmental science.

June 3, 2014

Multi-Session Series Starts June 12

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO) and the Iowa Beef Center (IBC) are preparing for the ISU Feedlot School to be held this summer at the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis, IA.  The educational series will include information about numerous aspects of feedlot management including record keeping, risk management, animal health, nutrition, environmental stewardship, and animal handling.

May 13, 2014

Cass County Extension and the Southwest Iowa STEM Hub are bringing science, technology, engineering and math fun to Cass County.  The “Celebrate STEM” Festival is set for May 22 from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Cass County Community Center. Youth and families of all ages are invited to come explore STEM through hands-on learning and investigation.

May 12, 2014

Birds, butterflies, rockets, frogs, 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 camps for youth in grades K-2, 3-5 and grades 6-8.

March 18, 2014

The Cass County 4-H Endowment committee is hosting the annual 4-H Endowment Pancake Supper on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Cass County Community Center in Atlantic.  Chris Cakes will be dishing up fresh pancakes, 4-H members serve juice, coffee and more.  Supporters can enjoy all you can eat pancakes for $6.

March 18, 2014

Cass County 4-H Clubs would like to invite the public to attend their annual 4-H Mardi Gras carnival on Sunday, March 23 from 2-4 PM at the Cass County Community Center. Mardi Gras includes fun, food, & carnival-type games for kids of all ages. The 4-H clubs have worked hard to put together many great carnival activities for families.

March 3, 2014

Cass County Extension is currently looking for volunteers to be trained as leaders for two new programs.

February 25, 2014

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide post-secondary tuition funds to 4-H youth who have outstanding record of 4-H participation and achievement in the Cass County 4-H program and are wishing to pursue higher education. The scholarship is designed to award 4-H youth who have represented the 4-H program in a positive manner.
 

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February 12, 2014

LIFE Program starts at Anita Health and Wellness Center on February 19; Cass County Extension also looking for volunteers to start other program locations

February 3, 2014

Families, it’s cold outside!  But the climate inside at winter day camps is wonderful! Registration is now open for Snow Day Camp for children in third through fifth grade and will be Friday, February 14th in Griswold & Monday February 17th in Anita from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Contact the Cass County Extension Office by February 7th to register to attend.

January 8, 2014

Atlantic Session Scheduled for January 28th, 2014

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