County News

February 13, 2014

The Greene County Extension Council is seeking a part-time county families coordinator to provide leadership in implementing informal educational programming for families in Greene County.

February 13, 2014

A second date has been added for free tax preapation services at Greene County Extension. Appointments are being reserved on Saturday, March 8th. The service is part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

February 7, 2014

 
Click here to learn more about the FSQA Training and Testing opportunities we have coming later this month and in March!

February 6, 2014

An upcoming workshop on helping kids to develop early reading skills and learn healthy eating habits is being sponsored by Greene County Extension for child care providers, teachers, as well as parents.  The workshop is eligible for two hours of licensing credits for child care providers.  Click here for more information!

February 6, 2014

Greene County Extension and Boone County Extension are partnering again this year to host two crop marketing meetings in Ogden, open free of charge to anybody interested in learning more through hearing guest speakers who are experts on the topic.  The Ogden Ag Marketing meetings will start with a session on Thursday, February 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Leonard Good Community Center, located at 114 SW 8th Street in Ogden.  Learn more - click here!

February 3, 2014

There's a new link to the Greene County Community Foundation page! Click here for their new home!

January 29, 2014

Registration is now open for Greene County 5th and 6th graders interested in learning more about the field of babysitting.  The Babysitting Basics course is a five-week series that will run on Mondays, beginning March 3rd, with the final class scheduled for March 31st.  

January 24, 2014

Click here for your your extension connection to nutrition and fitness!

January 17, 2014

Smart Choice: Options in the New Heath Insurance Marketplace coming to Greene Coutny Extension. Click here to learn more!

January 17, 2014

Greene County Extension will be closed Monday, January 20th in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, January 21st.

January 10, 2014

Greene County Supervisors declared January 2014 Mentoring Month in Greene County in support of Kids With a Connection Mentoring Program. Learn more about mentoring by clicking here!

January 8, 2014

Greene County Master Gardeners will meet Thursday, January 9th, at 7:00 pm to kick off 2014. Topics will be club goals and projects for the coming year, including planning for the landscaping on the north side of the Extension Office, and setting the annual schedule. For more information, contact Greene County Extension.

January 8, 2014

Iowa Central Community College will host Entrepreneur Expo 2014 on January 21st. Click here for more details!

January 7, 2014

Free tax preparation services for low and moderate income families available in Jefferson. Please click here for more information!

January 7, 2014

Smart Choices: Options in the New Health Insurance Marketplace is a free workshop offered by Iowa State Extension & Outreach in Jefferson on January 23rd. The event will be held at the Greene County Extension office, Jefferson, from 6-8pm. The workshop will help you to think about your insurance needs, learn to compare policies, make a choice that fits your needs and your income, understand the new tax credits for health insurance, and use the new Heath Insurance Marketplace. Register by calling Greene County Extension at (515)386-2138.

December 30, 2013

Talking about estate planning is difficult and implementing an estate plan can be even harder. Questions can include Who needs to be involved? What information do I need to gather? When is it the right time to start? Where do I start? How do I decide what to do? This program can help farm families plan for the future. Click here for more informaiton!

December 30, 2013

Visit over 70 exhibitor displays and educational presentations on Saturday, January 18th, 2014 at Ottumwa. Click here for more information.

December 27, 2013

Women in Denim: Celebrating Women of Rural American will hold its 10th Anniversary Conference January 17 & 18, 2014 at Buena VIsta University Forum, in Storm Lake. For more information click here!

December 27, 2013

Boone County Extension will host the Central Iowa Corn Stover Harvest Meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6th, in Ogden. The event will be held at the Leonard Good Community Center, 114 SW 8th Street. Click here to learn more!

December 27, 2013
Greene County Extension will host Commercial Manure Applicator training on Tuesday, January 7th from 9 AM to noon. Click here to learn more!
 
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