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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jasper County

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Central Iowa Early Care & Education Symposium

Saturday, March 12, 2016   :   9:00 am - 5:15 pm    :    Des Moines Area Community College, Newton Campus, 600 N 2nd Ave W, Newton IA
Cost before March 1st: $35.00
After March 1st, call for availability
Registration form here


Jasper County Fair Book

The Jasper County Fairbook is at the printers but you can view it online. 

 4-H Enrollment Help sheets

County News

February 5, 2016

"Words on Wellness", a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into  daily living for you and your family.

February 5, 2016

  • Use your tax refund to save money! PowerPay can show you how paying your debts early will reduce your total interest cost.

January 29, 2016

Did your 2016 list resemble any of these items? It is now the end of January. During a recent staff meeting, one of my co-workers asked, “How are your resolutions going?” According to London Business School, 25% of us have given up by the first week.  Sixty percent of us will make the exact same resolution year after year.  Are you one of them?

January 27, 2016

If you’re a parent, you already wear many hats. Adding a finance hat can help your children become more financially well-informed. How financially responsible is your family? Research has suggested that most kids absorb the family “money story.”  You may wonder what that is: the family money story is what your children see at home

January 26, 2016

As an increasing number of people find themselves juggling work and the responsibilities of providing care to a family member, experts with Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach advise that communication is key.


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