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November 4-H Newsletter

County News

November 18, 2014

Over 255 people attended the annual 4-H Pizzazz Night at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader on Sunday, November 16.   The year-end celebration honored both 4-H club members and adult volunteers.

November 20, 2014

Changes in health insurance raise many questions for consumers.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a FREE online two-hour unbiased, research-based educational workshop for consumers on December 10 from 6 – 8 PM.

November 20, 2014

What does sustainability mean for the beef industry? That really depends on who you are asking. Several views of sustainability in the beef industry will be presented at the Driftless Region Beef Conference in Dubuque that’s set for Jan. 22-23, 2015.
 

November 14, 2014

Each month, the 2015 Healthy & Homemade calendar from ISU Extension and Outreach features an easy-to-prepare recipe plus menu ideas and an activity tip. Beautiful illustrations show a complete menu and gives the MyPlate breakdown of proportions. Stop at your County ISU Extension office to get your free copy today!

November 6, 2014

A two-year grant from the Leopold Center’s Marketing and Food Systems Initiative helped owners of several Iowa small meat processing facilities learn how to improve profitability, primarily by building on their competitive advantages over larger operations. They worked with Nick McCann from Iowa State University Extension.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 12, 2014 03:39 PM

Winter brings food scarcity, which makes your landscape a target for rabbits. Rabbits can severely damage trees and shrubs if you aren...

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