County News

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!
 
November 25, 2013

Greene County Extension will hold the second session of 2013-2014 Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Trainings from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 24th. Click here to learn more!

November 25, 2013

Greene County Extension will be open Monday through Wednesday during Thanksgiving week , with regular ours from  8AM to 4:30PM. The office will be closed Thanksgiving Day (11/28) and Friday (11/29) to celebrate the holdiay.

November 8, 2013

The Greene County Extesnion Office will be open on Veteran's Day, Monday, November 11, 2013 but will be closed from 8AM - 11AM for electrical work.

November 4, 2013

Greene County youth had the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of leadership on Friday, November 15th. Click here to read more!

August 22, 2013

2013 Iowa State Fair 4-H Show Results are posted here!

April 24, 2013

IOWA STATE FAIR SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 8TH - 18TH.

April 24, 2013

The 2013 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available to download from the Extension Online Storeor the Ag Decision Maker website as Information File A3-10, Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey. Print copies will be available at county extension offices.

November 29, 2012

"Garden Bounty - 2013 Garden Calendar" (PM 0815) is available for $6.00 from the ISU Extension and Outreach online store at www.extension.iastate.edu/store or at the Greene County Extension Office, 104 W. Washington St., Jefferson, IA.  This is the 35th edition of the ISU Extension and Outreach garden calendar.

November 28, 2012

Plan to attend the 3-hour commercial satellite downlink scheduled annually in January and offered at Greene County Extension on Friday, January 4th, 2013, or schedule an appointmnet to take (and to pass) the applicator's exam at your local DNR field office.

November 14, 2012

A series of leadership workshops is coming to Greene County in early 2013, thanks to a local steering committee partnering with Greene County Extension to design and plan the program.  Greene Leadership 2013 is a six-session course designed to help participants develop leadership skills and networking abilities for both career and community.

November 9, 2012

The annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management regional meeting sponsored by Iowa State University Extension will be an afternoon session near Carroll starting at noon on Friday, November 16, with an included lunch, at the Swan Lake Conservation Education Center.

November 9, 2012

An upcoming workshop on role modeling healthy behaviors 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.

October 30, 2012

Greene County Extension and Boone County Extension are partnering this year to host a series of meetings in Ogden on the topic of crops marketing, open free of charge to anybody interested in learning more through hearing guest speakers and participating in hands-on experiences.

October 29, 2012

The annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management regional meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are set to happen in November, with two local options for interested Greene County participants.

October 26, 2012

Two upcoming workshops related to raising and teaching children are being sponsored by Greene County Extension for child care providers, teachers, as well as parents. One workshop will focus on building quality relationships with children, while the other will help participants learn the importance of modeling healthy behaviors for kids. Each workshop is eligible for two hours of licensing credits for child care providers.

October 15, 2012

Women involved in farm operations can learn more about risk management on the farm and value-added agriculture opportunities at an upcoming workshop series sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Beginning October 29, sessions will be held every Monday evening at the Des Moines Area Community College, Room 219 in Boone, from 6 to 9 p.m. through December 3.

October 12, 2012

The 2012 course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7D (Community Insect Management), 8 (Public Health Pest Control) and 10 (Demonstration and Research).  The course will cover topics such as equipment calibration, safe application techniques and drift, pests and pest management, and pesticide labels.

October 12, 2012

The 2012 course will provide continuing instructional credits for commercial and public pesticide applicators certified in categories 2 (Forest Pest Control), 5 (Aquatic Pest Control), 6 (Right of Way Pest Control) and 10 (Demonstration and Research).  Topics to be covered are equipment calibration and safe application techniques, and pesticide labels, pesticide stewardship, aquatic weeds, poison hemlock/wild parsnip, invasive forest pest update and waterfowl managment.

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