Harrison County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

Let your adventure begin! Explore your interests.

Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

Smith-Lever Act - 100th Anniversary

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Harrison County

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

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

http://www.harrisoncofair.com/
 
2013 Harrison County Fair Book (2014 version coming soon)
 
"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

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie
April 22, 2014

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie are very interested in joining 4-H, but they want you as Region 17 4-H Members to show them what things 4-H'ers do. First color them and decorate them, then take them with you and your club as do fun things at your meetings, workshops or community service activities. Take a photo with them on a smart phone or camera and post to TWITTER, Instagram or  the Region 17 4-H Member Facebook Page to show the world what cool things you shared with Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie about being in 4-H!

April 4, 2006

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!

4-H Robotics Camp
April 23, 2014

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 for a five day or three day camp on how to build and  program  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.

creek Walk
April 15, 2014

Great New Friends! Great Leadership Opportunities! Great Campfires! Great New experiences Climbing and Messing in the Creek! What could be this Great?.Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior 5th & 6th Grade Camp Register Now for Camp, June 8-11 at the State 4-H Camping Center!

April 11, 2014

ISU Extension Program Specialist, Barb Fuller visited the Harrison County Extension Office on Saturday, March 29th to educate Harrison County residents on canning, dehydrating, and freezing.  Eighteen interested residents joined us and took part in the workshop which was offered at no charge. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

March 28, 2014 10:35 AM

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in Newton in Jasper County from a larva sample collected on March...

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