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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Emmet County

Emmet County Extension brings the University to you, providing families with resources and educational opportunties. When you need to make decisons that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension for research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.

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April 28, 2015

Screen Free Week: May 3-9

Children around the world turn off screens and turn on life!It’s almost Screen-Free Week- the annual international celebration where children, families, and communities turn off TV, video games, computers, and hand-held devices and turn on life. Instead of relying on digital entertainment, they play, read, daydream, explore nature, and reconnect with family and friends.

April 27, 2015

Iowa State University has completed their spring survey of subsoil moisture in northwest Iowa, says Paul Kassel, ISU Extension Field Agronomist located in Spencer.  Subsoil moisture levels are checked in the spring in many northwest Iowa counties.

April 27, 2015

Now is the time to get signed up for the 2015 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach camps in Emmet County! 

April 21, 2015

Restaurants, grocery stores, and other food establishments operating in Iowa will be subject to updated food safety standards effective January 1, 2014, under rules recently adopted by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA). “The updated rules focus on making Iowa’s food regulations consistent with current scientific evidence and preventing foodborne illness,” DIA Food and Consumer Safety Bureau Chief Steven Mandernach said.

April 20, 2015

Seventeen women successfully completed thesix-week Annie’s Project course that was offered this spring in Armstrong. . This program offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Emmet and Palo Alto counties empowers women to be better agricultural business partners and owners.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 22, 2015 08:46 AM

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

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