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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Cedar County

As your front door to Iowa State University we are your access to information and services to improve the quality of life in your community.  We provide research and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, youth development, and family relationships.  Office HOURS: M-F, 8:00am-4:00pm


Consumer Horticulture Position - Application  deadline - April 16, 2014
Looking for someone with Horticulture background and experience to answer consumer questions, perform diagnosis and treatment recommendations for plant disease, insect and other horticulture concerns using research-based information provided by ISU or other similar organizations.  This is a part time position with eight hours per week starting May 1 and ending September 30, 2014. 

Email cover letter and resume with references to:  coppess@iastate.edu by deadline. 
For more detailed Job Description/Terms of Employment/Skills and Qualifications go to Consumer Horticulture Position

Coordinator for Community Partnership for the Protection of Children - Application deadline - April 15, 2014
Cedar County Extension is looking for an individual for the position of Coordinator for the Community Partnership for the Protection of Children (CPPC) grant.  The CPPC Coordinator provides development and implementation of the four CPPC strategies to prevent child-abuse in Cedar County.  This is a part-time position for the remainder of the current year grant period ending June 30, 2014 and for the grant period of July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015.  Annual renewal is possible, but not guaranteed.  Salary will be determined based on grant award and qualifications.,  Reimbursable travel expense allowance.  Minimum of 2 year degree:  relevant work experience with four year degree preferred and Social Service/Public Relations background helpful.  Work from ISU Extension Office or from home.  Individual must exhibit a passion for Cedar County Youth and Families; strong organizational skills; Microsoft products; public relations; ability to build county-wide coalition; advocacy and grant writing.  Position will stay posted until filled, EOE
Email cover letter and resume with references to:  coppess@iastate.edu by deadline. 
Full description may be found at:  Coordinator for CPPC

Interested in joining Cedar County 4-H?          4-H Online Log-in Webpage

2014 Swine Identification Information

4-H Junior Adventure Camp Registration

4-H Junior Adventure Camp Counselor Application

Cedar County 4-H Information

County Award Information

Record Keeping Forms

ServSafe Training Sessions and Registration

2014 Cedar County Fair: July 9 - 13

Cedar County Fair Book - 2013
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2014 Iowa State Fair - August 7 - 17
2014 Cedar County 4H Fair Forms

Horticulture & Home Pest News
Information on Farm Leases
Improving your Farm Lease Contract
Building Rental Rates
Custom Rates
Cash Rental Rates
Computing a Cropland Cash Rental Rate
Land Value
Estimated Cost of Crop Production

County News

March 19, 2014

Are you enrolled in the photography project?  Did you recently receive a new camera and now you have questions
about what all it can do?  Attend the upcoming 4-H Photography workshop.

March 19, 2014

Iowa State University Extension believes that resources are needed for consumers, foodservice operators, students and educators to access research-based, unbiased information on food safety and quality. The goal of the Food Safety Project is to develop educational materials that give the public the tools they need to minimize their risk of foodborne illness.

February 4, 2014

Do you talk to friends? Take part in a school play? Write reports? Read books? If you do, you’re communicating! The world of communication impacts you every day. By participating in the 4-H Communication project, you will explore the exciting world of communication, and learn more about yourself and others.  Why not share your knowledge in a topic area with those around you by doing a working exhibit or giving a presentation.

February 4, 2014

All youth exhibiting swine at the Cedar County Fair must have a premise identification number before May 16, 2014 so they can exhibit their animals at the fair.

February 4, 2014

Do you like to shop for clothes or construct something you can wear?  Why not take your talents and become part of the clothing event?  Guys and Gals are encouraged to participate in this event on June 14, 2014.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

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