Harrison County

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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

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!

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!

Robotics Camp
April 15, 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 NXT 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.
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. 

March 24, 2014

When most adults hear the word “stress,” they often think about jobs, household chores, financial challenges, parenting responsibilities and difficult relationships with friends and family. The idea of stress in childhood is often dismissed. No bills, no work; what’s there for young children to be stressed about? Young children, however, experience the world very differently than adults.

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

April 15, 2014 01:37 PM

Consumers interested in eating local have more resources to do so with the updated directory, Iowa CSA Farms: 2014 Statewide List of...

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