County News

March 28, 2012

The average retirement age nationally is now 62 with a life expectancy of 78 years (Minino, Heron & Smith, 2006). The 2010 census showed 51% of Greene County residents were over the age of 45, so this is very timely initiative for our county.

March 19, 2012

Of the seven club teams that participated in the annual Greenbrier 4-H Basketball Tournament, the Junction Food Producers team came out as victors of the single-elimination tournament on Sunday, March 11. Over 150 kids from across Greene County gathered

March 1, 2012

Greene County Extension's
2012 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Schedule:

January 12, 2012

Need a gift or an addition to a personal cookbook collection? The Healthy & Homemade cookbook from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is a great resource for any family. The cookbook is available from the ISU Extension online store and at ISU Gr

November 22, 2011

Click here to see results of the 2011 Greene County 4-H Awards Ceremony!

November 18, 2011

'Public Gardens of Iowa - 2012 Garden Calendar' - Makes a great gift or enjoy the public gardens of Iowa all year long with this beautiful garden calendar that shows off many of Iowa's natural treasures. Complete with locations, websites, and hours

November 16, 2011

To be ready for preserving your harvest, the first step is to ensure your canning equipment is in good, working condition. Pressure Canner Testing is now offered at ISU Extension Greene County. Cost is $3.00 per lid. Call 515 386-2138 to set up a ti

August 26, 2011

Check out how Greene County 4-H exhibitors placed at the 2011 Iowa State Fair!

March 11, 2011

Greene County 4-H is now on Facebook!!

February 18, 2011

Greene County Master Gardener Club Goals: • Educate the community with science-based horticultural principles. • Provide assistance in initial planning and design, and information for ongoing maintenance. • Present horticulture programs for the community.

January 20, 2011

The latest edition of the 4-H Family Focus, Greene County's monthly newsletter, is now available online!!

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