County News

May 4, 2017

Check out the "NEWS!"  NEWS (Nutrition Education with Seniors) is a nutrition newsletter targeted for older adults.  It contains tips, recipes and more for healthy eating.

May 4, 2017

Keeping families strong during tough times is important. Check out these three new publications with tips for managing your family’s relationships during these tough times. Or many other resources on our eXtension.org web site.

Flexible Cash Farm Leases
May 4, 2017

Flexible Cash Farm Lease Considerations - Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Field Specialist.

April 19, 2017

Times have changed since great grandma was canning for her family. Today’s recipes have been scientifically tested to ensure a safe product. So before trying any of those old family canning recipes, call AnswerLine, the home and family hotline at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

“If great grandma’s recipe isn’t safe, AnswerLine will tell you,” said hotline coordinator Elizabeth Meimann.
 

4H is a community of young people across America
April 4, 2017

Harrison County's 4-H program is where the rubber meets the road. We have great fun learning some of life's most important lessons and life skills. Interested in the great activites that we offer or just want to learn more?  Read on...

March 30, 2017

When weekends, school breaks and summer are added together, kids spend many hours outside of school walls. How this time is spent affects their growth and development, as well as their success at school. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offe

https://blogs.extension.iastate.edu/spendsmart/
March 22, 2017

Extension's Spend Smart Eat Smart website features dollar-saving tips, interactive activities, recipe videos and blogs hosted by ISU Extension nutrition specialists.

March 21, 2017

If you are a member of a 4-H club in Harrison County and you want to know what's going on at the county level, you came to the right place. We have posted many of the local events and activities for you to access also.

March 21, 2017

Come learn about your leadership role for your 4-H club as you have been elected to serve your club as a 4-H Club President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian, News Reporter, or Recreation Leader. Watch the video and print off the helpful resource sheets that will help you become acquainted with your leadership role.

Creature Craze
January 19, 2017

Come Join Harrison County 4-H Jr FIRST Lego League Club that meets at the Harrison County Extension Office from January through February. Open to 3rd grade youth. Fill out an application today to be considered for membership!

Camp WIld Movie Capture
June 16, 2016

Pic Pages are almost ready  See what great things happened at the 2016 Camp WIld 4-H Jr. 5th & 6th Grade Camp hosted at the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center near Gretna. The NE Camp staff were great working with kids, food was terrific and the 2016 Camp Counselors made camp the magical learning environment that makes a big difference for our youth campers.

Harrison County 4-H Robotics Camp Group Picture
March 31, 2016

Imagine It, Build It and Watch It Go!This adventure will have you creating and programming cool robots out of Legos on your first day. Join us June 20-24 for five days or August 3-5 for three days of workshops on how to build and  program Lego Mindstorm EV3 Robots. Learn to use sensors and build and program your robot to meet a series of challenges. Become an expert Programmer and Builder for FIRST Lego League or just have fun learning to work with robotics.  Workshops will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day.

Mars Banner and Kids
February 6, 2015

This is it. You could be one of the first astronauts traveling to Mars or in an important support role building systems or managing their flight from Mission Control. The fun and excitement in being one of the PIONEERS in this new FRONTEIR is incredible in what we have been able to do with vehicles we just send to Mars. When WE go to Mars in an estimated 10 years we will learn first hand the excitement of a new WORLD that has many similarities to ours.CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT you can learn about this exciting planet that could host life and our explorers!

4H FLL and ISU Extension and Outreach Robotics Curriculum
January 22, 2015

 4-H Beginning Robotics NXT Curriculum

Check out this curriculum for 4-H Robotics Club Leaders, 4-H FLL Coaches and staff working with 4-H Robotics. This will get you started in working with 4-H Robotics using the LEGO MINDSTORM NXT Robot and Software with youth groups.

Get Acquainted Games
December 22, 2014

Find lots of great mixer activities here!

FLL 4H ISUEO
January 11, 2014

4-H and FLL have the same outcome Goals and are a wonderful program to help youth build STEM Skills that will serve them in their careers! Iowa 4-H has grown from just 5 teams associated with FLL in 2008 to over nearly 60 teams in the 2013-14 Nature's Fury Season. Thank you to all of the County Staff and wonderful volunteers that have seen the wonderful partnership that FIRST LEGO League can be for our 4-H Program as we grow and engage new families in our transformational educational process in 4-H!

Camp Wild Logo
October 31, 2013

These resources are for the Southwest Iowa 5th & 6th Grade Jr. 4-H Camp for Regions 12, 17 & 18 & Monona County Leadership team training and camp planning. Feel free to adapt and use for your own 4-H camping programming. They were developed with a  strong youth/adult partnership relationship and positive youth development mentoring focus.

Lego Mindstorms EV3 Tub
September 18, 2013

Working with the NEW LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robot

NEW Sofware Tutorials and Building Instrucions for working with this new LEGO Mindsotrms EV3 Robot System in FLL and Beyond

September 5, 2013

There's a new robot in Town, the LEGO Mindstorm EV3. Come and learn how to build and program this new robot that will become our robots beginning next year.

EV3 Brick
September 5, 2013

There's a new robot in Town, the LEGO Mindstorm EV3. Come and learn how to build and program this new robot that will become our robots beginning next year.

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