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December 12, 2014

Project Completion Evaluation Forms for 2014 GCCF grant recipients are due January 31, 2015. An electronic copy of the form is avaialble at Completed forms and supporting documents should be sent to the Greene County Extension Office. Please contact Laura Ballard at the Extension Office with questions.

December 11, 2014

All Commercial pesticide Applicators who need to schedule reshows of their recertification trainings need to contact Greene County Extension. The last day to schedule reshows is Tuesday, December 22! Space in the schedule is limited, so give us a call as soon as possible if you need your recertification training in 2014.  

December 8, 2014

Greene County Extension announces the following Holiday closings:


December 24th - Office closing at noon                           December 25th & 26th - Office Closed

December 31st - Office closing at noon                           January 1st - Office Closed

December 8, 2014

Ruth Freeman, Human Sciences Specialist/Family Finance, will retire from service with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach on January 5, 2015. The community is invited to join the Greene County Extension staff and council at an Open House honoring Ruth’s 27 years of service to Extension and the people of Iowa on Thursday, December 18, from 4-6 pm at the Extension office, 104 W. Washington, in Jefferson.

December 8, 2014

The Greene County 4-H and FFA beef weigh-in is scheduled for Sunday, December 14, from 1 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Jefferson.  All market beef to be exhibited at the 2015 Greene County Fair are required to be weighed and tagged during this time, with complete identification forms turned in.  Youth who plan to weigh-in market beef for Ak-Sar-Ben need to contact the Extension office ahead of time.  

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

December 17, 2014 10:17 AM

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