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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hancock County

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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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County News

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May 2, 2014

Fair rules, class lists, and schedules for the 2014 Hancock County District Fair.

May 23, 2014

4-Hers are challenged to get as many exploration tickets for you Ticket to Success collection as you can.  How do you get Exploration Tickets?

Attend workshops, trips, and tours.  Check out the 4-H summer Exploration Events Schedule on our summer events calendar.

May 22, 2014

Do you enjoy working with youth in a variety of hands-on educational programs? Hancock County Extension is seeking a Youth Enrichment Coordinator to work with a diverse out-of-school time programs and events. Responsibility for the development and implementation of additional learning opportunities as part of the youth development program for Hancock County. The coordinator will manage a statewide recognized First Lego League Program, provide leadership to afterschool clubs and additional science or technology based activities. A part-time position, with flexible hours, of 20-24 hours per week year round.  Hours will vary based on schedule and the ability to work during afterschool hours a few days per week. Experience working with youth audiences of all ages is desired. 

Click for application, job description and additional information. Deadline for consideration is July 14, 2014. AA/EOE

May 9, 2014

Would you like to build a robot using LEGOS, program it to do missions, and solve challenges with your teammates?  Then this camp is for you.  You do not need to be a 4-H member to sign up, but the camp is limited to 18 participants so if you want to enroll click here for the registration form.  Registartion deadline is Friday, May 30. Non 4-H members also need to complete a Medical Form.

April 16, 2014

Hancock County Extension is seeking a 4-H food stand manager during the Hancock County District Fair, July 22-28.  4-H food stand will be run very similarly as the 2013 fair, a smaller menu of food items available at a stand by the show ring. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 24, 2014 11:02 AM

Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State and Merck Animal Health are sponsoring an Aug. 12 clinic led by Dr. Tom Noffsinger, a consulting feedyard...

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