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County News

September 2, 2016

Greene County Extension continues to be a force in building dynamic leaders. Greene Leadership 2016 focuses on maximizing individual strengths and skills that translate to enhanced professional development and increased community involvement. Beginning September 29th for five consecutive Thursdays, this year’s workshops will cover a variety of topics. Click here for more information.

September 9, 2016

August 26, 2016

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 Wednesday, September 7th for “Securing Your Farm Property: Reducing Your Risk of Theft & Vandalism” from 9-11 am at the Extension Office in Jefferson. Click here for more information.

August 17, 2016

Since 2002, each county in Iowa has had the opportunity to nominate an individual or couple who has shown outstanding service and dedication to the 4-H program to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Greene County’s honoree for 2016 is the late Monica McGregor. McGregor will be represented by her family at the induction ceremony on Sunday, August 21 at 1:30 pm in the 4-H Exhibit Building at the Iowa State Fair. Click here to read more.

August 12, 2016

Alliant Energy and Iowa DNR are sponsoring The Operation ReLeaf Residential Tree Program in Jefferson. Operation ReLeaf is a partnership initiative to aid long-term energy and natural resource conservation. The program is funded by Alliant Energy, and administered by the Greene County Conservation Board along with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Bureau of Forestry. this fall trees will be available to Alliant Energy customers through distribution in Dallas County on September 22. For more information click here.
 

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