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

4-H Robotics Camp
June 5, 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.  5 day camp in Council Bluffs is June 9 - June 13 and the 3 day camp is June 24 - June 26.  Get your registration, medical release and payment in soon!

July 15, 2010

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.

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.

Region 17 4-H Table Setting
April 22, 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.

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 2, 2014 08:50 AM

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