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Babysitting Basics: August 5-6 in Adel! 

Dealing With Flooding-- 2014 Resources.

Farmland Leasing Meeting in Adel set for August 4. 

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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

County News

June 27, 2014

 It seems to be the topic of at least one song in every country music artist’s repertoire—the county fair. 

June 27, 2014

Kids and long summer days mean a lot of opportunities for outdoor fun, as well as insect bites and sunburn. Joy Rouse, a family life program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers these tips for protecting children from biting insects and too much sun.

June 13, 2014

Due to the June sessions maxing out enrollment, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Dallas County has scheduled another Babysitting Basics clinic for Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6.

June 3, 2014

Witnessing a massive emergence of periodical cicadas takes patience and planning but is worth the wait, according to ISU Extension's Donald Lewis.

April 18, 2014

People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or have a disability.

   

 

 

 

       

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

July 7, 2014 10:58 AM

Labor is a key challenge for fruit and vegetable growers looking to meet increased demand, but sharing machinery is a possible solution...

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