Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Master Gardener Program is sponsoring a 3-part series of information on shade landscapes, tree problems, and native garden insects. Take a look at our Gardeing Webinar Series Flier for local webinar details.
This newsletter edition has lots of information related to County Fair, Workshops, Practices, and Deadlines. Please read it closely. Paper copies were mailed to 4-H families and include a fair schedule, entry forms, Summer Camp Forms, and more! If you have questions, please give the Extension Office a call at 712-336-3488.
Our hometown hero and Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, is awarded the Outstanding 4-H Alum Award at the 2016 Iowa 4-H Legacy Awards Gala. Hear his wonderful remarks about the 4-H Program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llsWP6q1oRA
The State 4-H Office has made some changes/updates in the livestock area for 2016. Most pertain to how animals are identified (ID) in 4honline, however, there are some changes in horse, meat goat, and poultry as well. Take a look at the Livestock Change List.
In a statewide needs assessment survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach at the end of 2013, Iowans identified priority community needs that ISU Extension and Outreach should address with educational efforts.