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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Hardin County

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County News

February 10, 2017

Fine Tuning Your Cattle Management Skills is the theme of a beef producer workshop being held March 2, at the Ellsworth Community College Ag and Renewable Energy Center south of Iowa Falls. The workshop will focus on cow-calf management.

February 1, 2017

The Hardin County Extension Office is searching for a Summer 4-H Youth Assistant.

November 1, 2017

Returning 4-H members have the opportunity to participate in online re-enrollment. These easy steps will allow you to re-enroll in 4-H anytime of day or night. You can pick a project in your pajamas.

February 10, 2017

Youth in 4th‐6th grade will learn about and experience wind energy
and wind turbines using STEM, design thinking, and 21st Century
skills. They will be building and interacting with wind turbines
and wind farms through: Interactive Virtual Reality, 3D Printing,
Immersive visualization with 3D goggles, and Circuit Bending with
Little Bits electrical components. Youth will gain an understanding
of aerodynamics, natural resource energy, and the importance of
wind turbines in Iowa, as well as skills related to teamwork,
communication, and critical thinking.

February 7, 2017

When a couple has a healthy relationship, their family is more likely to be stable and their children have a greater opportunity to flourish, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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February 27, 2017 02:47 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a variety of resources that can help prepare gardeners for the upcoming gardening...

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