County News

4-H Summer Camp
May 3, 2017

What special-themed camps will be offered this summer at the Iowa 4-H Center? Click the headline to find out!

4-H Camp
May 3, 2017

SW Iowa 5th & 6th grade camp is June 11-14! For more information, click on the headline!

Emerald Ash Borer
April 11, 2017

Greene County Extension and Outreach, and the Jefferson Tree Committee are bringing information to the community following the recent confirmation that Emerald Ash Borer has arrived in Greene County.  The meeting will provide current answers to the public’s questions on this devastating insect on Monday, April 17, at Clover Hall on the Greene County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 6 pm and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm. No RSVP is required and the meeting is free of charge.

March 23, 2017

STEM-to-Go Kits are easy, educational activity kits available now though Greene County Extension. This free resource is perfect for 4-H'ers, individuals, classrooms, homeschoolers, and community groups. For more information, click on the headline.

March 23, 2017

Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life. Purpose is the number one factor in living a fulfilled life, says Kristi Cooper, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. For more information, click on the headline.

March 6, 2017

Join us for Coffee & Conversation Friday, March 10th and learn more about the Veterinary Feed Directive. For more information, click on the headline.

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.

Your Adventure Starts Here
January 17, 2017

Greene County Extension is seeking a summer assistant (12-week position). 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.

January 11, 2017

Looking for ways to eat healthier, save money on food and reduce your stress? Healthy Meals in a Hurry will help with all of these! Click for more information

smoothie
January 11, 2017

Greene County Extension is partnering with local business to hold two new camps for youth in Greene County. For more information on the final session, click on the headline.

VFD
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.

December 27, 2016

Cow-calf producers who want to learn more about improving returns from their enterprise are invited to attend any in a series of strategy-focused workshops in early 2017 hosted by the Iowa Beef Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Greene County producers are invited to attend the meeting at the Webster County Ezxtension Office. For more information click on the headline.

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.

Annie's Project
December 22, 2016

Annie's Project: Farm Business Management is a 6 session course created to guide women in making good decisions for their farm business. This Women in Agriculture course begins January 12th and more information is available  by clicking on the headline!

MAC training
December 22, 2016

Commercial manure applicators can attend annual training to meet commercial manure applicator certification requirements on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training from 9 a.m. to noon at 75 locations in Iowa, including Greene County. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. There is no fee for the workshop. Click on the headline for more information.

November 30, 2016

Five Greene County residents were elected to the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Greene County Council in the Nov. 8 general election. Learn more by clicking on the headline.

November 4, 2016

For 100 years, Greene County Extension & Outreach has connected the needs of our community with Iowa State University research and resources to solve today’s problems and prepare for the future. For Greene County Extension the connection is more than professional – it’s personal. The community is invited to celebrate 100 years of service and see that personal connection through history, now, and into the future. Click here to learn more!

October 21, 2016

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October 21, 2016

Greene County Master Gardeners are invited to gather for food, learning, and fellowship on Thursday, October 27th at the Annual Potluck Dinner. Click to learn more!

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