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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Chickasaw County

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County News

August 17, 2015

40 hours per week, additional hours may be required as needed.  Based on the most qualified candidate this position may qualify for exempt/salaried status.   Duties include but are not limited to: Office management:Establish the county budget, work with bookkeeper, perform outreach to the community, market Extension and Outreach, collaborate with the Extension Council, Regional Director, Program Specialists, provide supervision of staff and assistingthe public. 

Qualifications/ Job skills:    High school graduate required.  College degree or additional coursework in relevant, subject preferred and or comparable work experience, Experience in an office/clerical environment, Knowledge and or experience of ISU Extension and Outreach and or 4-H experience Preferred, Competency in Microsoft Office programs, Database management, IM, Webcams, digital cameras, Willing to learn, use and transfer new technology as available, Must successfully complete an ISU Extension and Outreach criminal background check.

August 25, 2015

The 2014 Farm Bill changed dairy farm support programs to one that is insurance based now called the Margin Protection Program for Dairy or MPP.  Mark your calendar and register for this fast approaching opportunity for dairy producers.

August 19, 2015

Back-to-school transitions can be both exciting and a bit scary for children -- and their parents -- whether they’re preparing for the first day of preschool, moving to a new school or entering middle school. However, there are several things parents can do to help ease these fears, according to Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

August 13, 2015

Join us for Map of My Kingdom at Chase the Adventure, Decorah.  This evening will resonate with those who have been or are working through challenging land transfer issues.  We also hope it helps others start those critical conversations.

July 2, 2015

A research project by FFI and ISU Extension investigated the effectiveness of a cycle menu featuring Iowa-grown foods to increase local food purchases by schools. By the end of the project, local food purchases by four school districts increased 158 percent in two years.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 3, 2015 02:35 PM

Spring-flowering bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils, must be planted in the fall so their blooms may be enjoyed in the spring. Iowa...

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