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Central Iowa Early Care & Education Symposium

When: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: DMACC, Newton Campus
Registration click here

Regional 14 - 2017 Crop Fair

The 2017 Crop Fair "Tools for Future" will be in Grinnell on Februrary 21st at the Key Coop Agronomy Center.  Click here for flyer and more details.


2017 Jasper County Fair Book

The 2017 Jasper County Fairbook, can be viewed here.  The printed book is the official copy and will be going to the printer soon. 

 4-H Enrollment Help sheets

County News

February 20, 2017

Richard Jauron

Winter 2017 has been unusually mild in Iowa, with daily high temperatures in the 50s and 60s and approaching record highs. This is good news for those who dislike snow and icy conditions, but it can confuse spring-flowering bulbs and lead to early growth.

February 20, 2017

If your employer matches your contributions to a retirement plan, then it is smart to contribute at least that much.  For example, if your employer matches your contributions up to 3%, then it’s smart to contribute at least 3% of your income. If you don’t, you’re turning down part of your paycheck.

February 6, 2017

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Associate Dean John Lawrence and Iowa farmer Larry Buss of Logan yesterday announced the release of the Iowa Pest Resistance Management Plan

January 30, 2017

Montezuma, Iowa ― Emotions often limit the ability of farmers to market their corn and soybeans at profitable levels. The next Lynnville Ag Marketing Club meeting will feature the topic, “Selling Grain Based on a Plan: Not Emotions.” The date is Tuesday, Feb. 14 at the First State Bank, 413 East Street, Lynnville, Iowa.  Click here to see flyer.

January 30, 2017

There are just two basic ways to deal with clothing clutter:  1) get rid of it, or 2) organize it. Most people need to do some of both when it comes to their closets.


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Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 24, 2017 02:27 PM

According to the newly released Iowa Learning Farms 2016 Field Day Evaluation Report, the number of Iowa cover crop acres grew by...

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