Emmet County

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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.

County News

October 28, 2014

You will learn how to guide youth in developing a list of club or group expectations that accommodates all members, learn how to support youth with special needs, and learn where to find resources to help you as a caring adult. You will also learn new activities to take back to your 4-H club to foster positive behavior and belonging.  Snacks and door prizes will be included!

October 23, 2014

The November 2014 Words on Wellness Newsletter has been release, it is your extension connection to nutrition and fitness.

October 16, 2014

Holiday spending and meal preparation can be a source of stress.  Planning ahead can make it a time of cheer for everyone.  Join ISU Extension on November 4th and 11th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Emmet Extension and Outreach office for a series designed to increase your health and wealth while reducing holiday stress.

October 16, 2014

Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held across northwest Iowa to explain options available under the new Farm Bill.

October 16, 2014

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family life program specialist and Iowa Concern Hotline coordinator. Contact Iowa Concern Hotline to talk or chat online with stress counselors, seek out legal education and other appropriate resources.

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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

October 24, 2014 10:36 AM

With sewing skills, ingenuity and a sense of repurpose, 4-H youth transformed unused t-shirts into cloth diapers during a hands-on...

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