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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Clarke County

As time seems to fly by don't forget that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is available with research based information for you. Be sure to check out the latest edition of Words on Wellness for the latest in nutrition and fitness.As always our office is open if you have any questions be sure to give us a call! See what Extension can do for you!

County News

September 15, 2014

Sorry we missed you.  The Clarke County Extension office will be closed on Tuesday, September 23rd so staff may attend a regional training session.  We will return to normal hours on Wednesday, September 24th!   

September 2, 2014

It is hard to believe that it is time to get enrolled in Clarke County 4-H already.  Adventures await for all Clarke County Youth.  Kindergarten - 3rd Grade have a great Clover Kids program available while those grades 4th - 12th have traditional and specialized clubs available.  Members explore a wide variety of life skills including healthy living, the environment, citizenship, plants and animals, science and technology, and expressive arts through hands-on activites in a non-competitive environment.  

August 20, 2014

As families welcome the new school year, sometimes parents can forget a child's need to ease into a new grade, says Kim Brantner, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  The child who enters school this fall is not the same one who started this time last year.  He or she may be different physically, mentally and emotionally.  Brantner offers some hints to help your family ease into the new school year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 16, 2014 03:39 PM

Constance Beecher joins Iowa State University as an extension and outreach specialist in the School of Education. This position, created...

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