County News

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

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!

October 18, 2016

Voters will have the opportunity to elect five members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Greene County Council at the Nov. 8 general election. For more information, click here.

October 18, 2016

A crowd of over 115 people attended to see Greene County 4-H members, as well as 4-H volunteers and financial sponsors, recognized during the annual Greene County 4-H Awards Ceremony held on Sunday, October 16 at Deals Orchard, west of Jefferson.  Record books submitted by 4-H’ers were judged by volunteers who decided on the final awards, recognizing outstanding record books and excellence in project work over the past year. Click on the headline for more information!

October 13, 2016

Greene County Extension is seeking a part-time Office Assistant who enjoys helping people. Click to learn more about this new posiiton and how to apply!

October 12, 2016

Enrollment and re-enrollment is now open for the Greene County 4-H program.  Cliock here for more information.

October 12, 2016

Greene County 4-H’ers and volunteers will be recognized for their achievements and contributions at the annual Greene County 4-H Awards Ceremony, scheduled for Sunday, October 16 at Deal’s Orchard outside Jefferson.  The public is welcome to attend. Click on the headline to learn more about this exciting day!

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