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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Cherokee County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Cherokee County Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.

County News

January 25, 2016

 

      Dordt College STEM faculty, students and ISU Extension
      and Outreach staff are pleased to offer fun-filled, mind-blowing,
      STEM-ulating activities to help middle school students
      experience the exciting applications of science, technology,
      engineering and mathematics.

January 14, 2016

NEW DATE this will be held Monday, February 22, from 5-9pm at WIT.

Profitability of high-priced replacement females will come only as a result of many years of productivity in the herd. Plan to attend these clinics to learn more ways to keep her working for you. This upcoming series will focus on current genetic and phenotypic selection tools that can be utilized to improve cow longevity and enhance lifetime productivity.

January 14, 2016

Emerging science is telling us much about the links between environmental exposures, such as chemicals inside a home or child care center, and a child's health and ability to learn. Participate in a series of three online workshops to benefit the health and well-being of the children in your care and learn how to create a healthier environment.

PPAT
January 1, 2016

Attend any session that fits your schedule. The fee for this program is $20. You need to preregister for CIC sessions in our county. See full details here.

September 29, 2015

Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, says Lori Hayungs,a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

 

 

Yard and Garden: 

What Foliage to Cut in the Fall

AMES, Iowa – Putting the garden to bed for the winter is a matter of cleaning up and covering up. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have recommendations on cutting foliage as part of fall clean up. To have other fall garden questions answered, contact the Iowa Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or call 515-294-3108.

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Human Sciences Extension

Take Control of Your Money Online Course

If you are looking for ways to improve your finances, this FREE online course is for you!

"Take Control of Your Money" focuses on five key steps in managing money, with additional information on three special topics:

  • dealing with debt
  • building financial security
  • family communication about money

Those enrolled in the course will receive a weekly e-mail MoneyTip from ISU Extension and Outreach, and can opt to continue receiving the tips even after they are done with the course.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

  

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