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

July 30, 2014

Southwest Iowa will be hosting a 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Training Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24, 2014 in Clarinda, Iowa. We will be offering Training in Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Wildlife Skills and County 4-H SESS Coordinator. Deadline for Registration is August 15!

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.

2014 4-H Jr Camp Wild Group Pic
June 24, 2014

Check out the fun at Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior Camp at the Iowa 4-H Center June 8-11! Pics of Campfires, Counselorquences, Creek Walk, Climbing Tower, GaGa Ball and much more. Print or Download and Save pictures for your Record Books or 4-H Fair Projects or to share with your club the fun you had at 4-H Jr. Camp Wild this year!

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.

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 11, 2014 10:00 AM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon focusing on pasture improvement on Thursday, July 31.

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