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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Greene County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension. You can rely on ISU Extension for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

2017 Greene County Fair      July 11th-17th


Learn more about our history!  Greene County Extension: The First 100 Years


2016 Greene County Resource Directory
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County News

youth fitness
January 11, 2017

Greene County Extension is partnering with local business to hold two new camps for youth in Greene County.  WOLF (Well Organized Learning Fun) Club will present two winter camps - HOWL & PACK: Robotics after school on Wednesdays.

February 7, 2017

Greene County Extension hosts a series of Coffee & Conversation events, bringing farmers and other ag professional together for informal discussion on current ag topics. Join us Friday, February 10thh for “Securing Your Farm Property: Reducing Your Risk of Theft & Vandalism” at 9:30am at the Extension Office in Jefferson. Click on the headline for more information.

2017 GCE Council
January 12, 2017

The 2017 Greene County Extension Council met January 11, conducting  their organizational meeting and first regular business meeting of the year. Officers elected were Tom Heater, Chair; Jake Bohnet, Vice-Chair; Shari Minnehan, Secretary; Pam Olerich, Treasurer; and Marilyn Parker, Treasurer Pro-Tem. 

Pictured are (back row) Bob Smith, Minnehan, Heater, Bohnet, Parker, and Doug Rieder and (front row) Joe Gannon, Loel Larson, and Olerich.

December 27, 2016

Have questions about the new Veterinary Feed Directive? The Iowa Beef Center has put together valuable resources and provided a general overview of the VFD. Click for more info.

farm succession
December 27, 2016

Talking about farm succession and estate planning is hard. Where do I start? What information do I need? Even if you have a plan, has it been updated recently? Join us January 13th from 9:30 – 10:30 am for coffee, donuts, and “Farm Succession & Estate Planning” with Shane Ellis, ISU Extension & Outreach Farm Management Specialist. CLick for more information.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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February 24, 2017 02:27 PM

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