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November 4-H Newsletter


County News

David Okerlund
November 23, 2015

The third annual Ag Outlook Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in Expo Center in Cresco.  Topics to be voered Crop Outlook, Estate Planning Tips, Big Data and UAV's, Nutrient Reduction and Subsurface Drainage.  Featured Speaker, David Okerlund on the Joys of Stress.

November 20, 2015

Over 260 people attended the annual 4-H Pizzazz Night at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader on Sunday, November 15.   The year-end celebration honored both 4-H club members and adult volunteers.

November 13, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach Clayton County is currently accepting applications for a part-time AmeriCorps position serving in Clayton County schools.

The AmeriCorps service member will spend his/her time promoting S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) in Clayton County School Districts. He/She will help recruit sustainable volunteers and deliver quality programs in afterschool clubs such as Lego Robotics, Hyperstream, Kid Wind, A World in Motion and various Theater and Art programs. In addition the service member will help with Day Camps during the school year and the summer of 2016. This portion of the work is sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach- Clayton County 4-H program.

November 23, 2015

The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University (ISUEO) Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in Pork Quality Assurance Plus®(PQA Plus®) and Transporter Quality Assurance®(TQA®).

November 9, 2015

Many Iowans could easily point to the caregiving responsibilities of a co-worker with young children who may occasionally need time off from work to care for a child’s unexpected illness. But co-workers who provide care for an aging parent or an adult child with a disability often may go unnoticed.

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Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

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