Harrison County

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Smith-Lever Act - 100th Anniversary

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Harrison County

Welcome to Harrison County Extension online! Your front door to Iowa State University and ISU Extension.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

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

Harrison County Fair, July 19 (4-H Dog Show), July 22-27, 2014

http://www.harrisoncofair.com/
 
2014 Harrison County Fair Book
 
"Nothing Compares"  Iowa State Fair, Aug 7 to 17, 2014
 
Region 17 4-H Summer 4-H Robotics Intern Program
 
Western Iowa No-till Impact Statement (pdf)

County News

Region 17 4-H Table Setting
July 24, 2014

Region 17 4-H Table Setting Event
Join with other 4-H'ers in your county and across Region 17 to participate in this growing program where you will apply your communication, hospitality, planning and food and nutrition skills to plan an event around serving a meal for friends, family or both. To learn more about the event and what you will need to do to participate click her to go to the Region 17 4-H Table Setting Webpage.

July 3, 2014

Iowa is enjoying a near - normal -  growing season this year and crop conditions are conducive to a bountiful crop. Before this years crop is even out of the field many farmland owners and tenants will be discussing next years rental rate and leasing agreements. The Harrison County Extension Office has scheduled their annual leasing meeting for Friday, August 1, 2014.

May 6, 2014

The Iowa 4-H Aquatic Robotics Program

This new curriculum and programming using the SeaPerch robot for teams of youth to do water quality testing in local water bodies, streams or ponds. The program has partnered with IOWATER Citizen Water Testing Program to assess the quality of the water in local watersheds. Youth are doing real water quality research assessing Physical, Biological and Chemical qualities of the water bodies or streams that they are studying.

Camp Wild Logo
October 31, 2013

These resources are for 4-H Camp Wild Regions 12, 17 & 18 Jr. 5th & 6th Grade 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 Postivie Youth Development Mentoring focus.

October 2, 2013

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

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 16, 2014 10:53 AM

The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.

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