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4-H Clover
January 29, 2015

4-H County Youth Coordinator for ISU Chickasaw County Extension.  Full-time position, with some nights and weekends required.  Serves as the organizational and educational coordinator with all K-12 4-H youth programs, including before and afterschool CloverKids programs, 4-H clubs and youth programs, leaders, volunteers and partnerships.  Post-secondary education preferred. 4-H knowledge and experience preferred.  Strong organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills and computer skills needed.  Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and ability to pass an ISU background check required.  Send resume, cover letter and references to   Click here for a complete Job Description. Deadline to apply is February 13th. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

January 21, 2015

SFP10-14 will be held in Fredericksburg, Nashua and New Hampton beginning in February and March. The programs will be held at different times to help families find the session that best fits their schedule. As a bonus, all families who attend at least 5 of the 7 sessions will be entered to win a $150 Gift Card!!

January 27, 2015

What can a baby see right after birth? How much should a 1-year-old eat? Should a 3-year-old have a hearing test? These and many more questions keep parents awake at night wondering how they can be a better parent to their children, said Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Fortunately, a free and easily accessible resource is available just in time to provide some answers.

January 23, 2015

The 2015 Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference is scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Sinsinawa Mound Center, Sinsinawa, Wis. This is the 21st year for the conference, which annually draws 500 woodland landowners from Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.

January 22, 2015

The heartbeat of every farm business is the people involved.  This course is designed to empower farm women to better manage both family and non-family partners and employees.  Women will learn effective strategies to manage human resources in the areas of employee laws, business communications, supervision and retention, and health, safety, and well-being.

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