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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hancock County

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County News

ASK Field Trip Activity
August 26, 2014

Students can experience an afterschool 4-H club where they learn more about a project area they chose.  Club members enjoy hands-on activities, snacks, games, field trips and more while developing leadership and teamwork skills. 

Click here to get to registration and enrollment forms.  Registration is due September 17, 2014 for both Garner-Hayfield and West Hancock.

Clover Kids photo
August 26, 2014

K-3rd graders: Register now!  Make crafts for fair, play games, & learn interesting facts.  Registrations accepted until September 15, 2014.

Garner Lucky Clovers meet once a month on Saturdays.
Britt Creative Clovers meet once a month on Thursdays. 

August 26, 2014

Palmer waterhemp, soybean cyst management, and an update on the new weather station will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State Unviersity Research and Demonstration Farm.

August 26, 2014

Personal Belongings often have special meaning for individuals and family members.  Planning to pass on such items - treasured wedding photo, Grandpa's fishing tackle box, or a well-used pie plate - can be challenging, and may lead to family conflict.  This September 4 Lunch and Learn provides practical solutions on how to avoid conflict.

August 26, 2014

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an international program, created by FIRST and LEGO, designed to get children interested in and excited about science, technology and engineering. Join us to find out how you can join in the FUN! 

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

August 7, 2014 04:39 PM

Today a new cell phone often is at the top of the back-to-school list, but do kids really need cell phones? Family life specialists...

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