County News

March 8, 2016
Lions, Tigers and Polar Bears? Join us for an adventure of a lifetime! 4-Hers will experience the Henry Doorly Zoo in a fun new way! You won't want to miss this! Click here for more information! 
April 22, 2016

Two 5-day/4-night camps will be offered at the Iowa 4-H Center this summer. For each camp you can select a specialized educational track that explores a topic that interests you. For more information on what's on the schedule, click on the headline!

April 22, 2016

Time to register for Dive Into New Depths! Deadline is June 1st. Click here for more information!

March 29, 2016

Early literacy skills are a strong predictor of school success. Help your child get a great start on reading and be prepared for school with Family Storyteller through Greene County Extension & Outreach. Click here to learn more about this great opportunity!

March 29, 2016

Babysitting Basics, a course for Greene County youth in grades 5&6, will be held on two Saturdays, April 2nd & 9th from 8:30 am to noon. The workshop will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson. Cost is $25 for all registrations received by March 30th and class size is limited. If there is room, additional registrations will be accepted at a cost of $35. For more information, click on the headline.

March 25, 2016

You may already be aware of the Farm Financial Planning program available through ISU Extension and Outreach, but if not, or as a refresher, details of this program that provides financial analysis for Iowa farm families, and how to direct requests regarding FINPACK financial analysis or the Farm Financial Associates are found by clicking on the headline.

March 25, 2016

Agronomy in the Field is a multi-session workshop being offered to women landowners, farmers, conservationists and other interested women who are interested.  This series of workshops will be held every other Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. at the Smeltzer Iowa Learning Farm in Webster County during the growing season. For more information, click on the headline.

March 25, 2016

Greene County Extension will be the site for entrepreneurs and small business owners to connect with a valuabole free resource on Tuesday, March 29. Click the headline for more info!

March 25, 2016

Great article in January edition of Wallace's Farmer by our ISU Extension & Outreach Agronomy Specialist Mark Johnson. Click this link to read Mark's article.

March 25, 2016

There was Hoops Hysteria galore at the Scranton Community Center on Sunday, March 13th. 4-Her’s and leaders, as well as many relatives, friends & spectators enjoyed friendly games, with often hysterical antics on the court. It was the scene of the annual Greene County 4-H Basketball Tournament, hosted by Greenbrier 4-H Club. Click here to read more!

March 14, 2016

To help producers understand the opportunities available and where they fit in the supply chain, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a workshop in Jefferson on March 18 to address the constraints and benefits of corn stover harvesting. The workshop will be held at Greene county Extension from 1:30-4:00 pm. ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists Mark Johnson and Paul Kassel, as well as agricultural engineering specialist Kapil Arora will host the workshops.

February 11, 2016

An information-packed workshop focused on helping new and beginning producers create successful agricultural enterprises. For more information, click on the headline.

February 3, 2016

2016 Crop, Weather and Market Outlook is the next session of Ogden Ag Marketing on Thursday, March 17th. For more information, click on the headline.

January 29, 2016

A new era in youth programming at ISU Extension & Outreach – Greene County has begun with the addition of Kayla Hyett to the team. Hyett began her tenure as County Youth & 4-H Coordinator (CYC) on January 20th. Click here to learn more!

January 15, 2016

VITA is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program for low and moderate income families and provides preparation of basic state and federal tax returns. Greene County Extension is now scheduling appointments. Click here for more information.

January 15, 2016

Some children are more difficult to work with than others. Our upcoming Professional Development opportunity focuses on this tough topic. Click here for more information.

January 11, 2016

Join us for Coffee & Conversation! Stop at Greene County Extension on Thursday, March 10th from 9:30-10:30 am for coffee, donuts, & informal discussion on current ag topics.

March's topic is Water Quality & the Nutrient Reduction Strategy with Shawn Shouse, Ag Engineering Field Specialist with ISU Extension & Outreach,  and sponsored by West Central Coop. Click here for more information on this FREE learning opportunity.

December 4, 2015

Click the headline for information on Greene County 4-H Night with Iowa Wild Hockey! Ticket deadline is extended to January 4th. Contact Greene County Extension for more information.

November 24, 2015

ISU Extension & Outreach - Greene County has an opening for County Youth & 4-H Coordinator. Click on the headline for a complete posting.

November 12, 2015

Many Iowans could easily point to the caregiving responsibilities of a co-worker with young children who may occasionally need time off from work to care for a child’s unexpected illness. But co-workers who provide care for an aging parent or an adult child with a disability often may go unnoticed, says Dr. David Brown, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Click on the headline to learn more.

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