County News

March 28, 2014

If you are interested in attending State Youth Conference or camp at the Iowa 4-H Center this summer? Check out these links and don't forget to apply for financial assistnace!

February 25, 2014

Species and order information are available now!

February 10, 2014

Winter is a challenging time for both humans and our plants. The benefits and enjoyment one gets from plants are many, but during the winter our enjoyment is limited mostly to houseplants. Even though we do our best, some of our plants may still be struggling to survive. This article highlights some of the common mistakes that occur when caring for winter houseplants.

October 3, 2013

Looking for Leader Forms?  Here is your link!

July 31, 2013

Looking for Award applications? Project Award,  Senior Level Award Forms, and Club reporting forms are found here!

July 16, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Burlington in Des Moines County, making this the second location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.  Click through for more information.

June 5, 2013

Pond owners from Lee and Henry counties enjoyed an evening ouside on June 3rd learning how to care for and maintain a healthy ecosystem for their pond wildlife, fish, and plants.  Allen Pattillo, Natural Resource Ecology and Management Extension Program Specialist answered questions and discussed common issues at a local pond in Henry County.  Click here to see pictures from the evening.

May 20, 2013

Get ready for Pre-Fair Events in Henry County! Clothing, Communications, and Food Fare information found HERE!

April 30, 2013

Tune in to local radio to hear Extension Agriculturalist/Horticulturalist Darbee Wellman discuss gardening tips, lawn care advice, and research-based horticulture information for both novices and Master Gardeners alike.  Find out when to listen!

April 1, 2013

Graduates of Henry County 4H are welcomed to complete scholarship applications offered by the Henry County Cattlemen, Henry County Pork Producers, and the Roger Lauer Family.

March 21, 2013

Thank you to all those who attended our Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast to celebrate National Agriculture Week!

April 1, 2012

What should you pay to have someone disk? Plow? Plant Seed? How about mowing, combining, harvesting and storing? (And not with toys, but with real machines!)

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