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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jefferson County

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October 14, 2016

Several sessions on topics such as Gathering Key Information, Need for Legal Documents, Caregiving and Retirement, Paying for Long Term Care and Communications. Call for more information 641-472-4166. Held at the Jefferson County Extension Office at 2606 West Burlington Ave., Fairfield. 

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October 14, 2016

Good nutrition does not have to be expensive. Learn strategies to save money on food expenses while  incorporating new ideas into menu planning and food shopping. Location at the Extension Office. Call Stan Hughes @ 641-472-4166 or e-mail

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October 14, 2016

Call the Jefferson County Extension Office at 641-472-4166 to reserve your spot! If no reservations are made the program will not be shown.Call with any questions.

Aquatic, Forest, and Right of Way Pest Managment
October 19, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 2, 5, 6, and 10
$35.00 if paid by October 12
$45.00 if paid after October 12

Mosquito/Public Health Pest Managment
October 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7D, 8, and 10
$35 if paid by October 20
$45 if paid after October 20

Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators
November 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 3O, 3T, 3 OT, and 10
$35 if paid by November 2
$45 if paid after November 2

November 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7C and 10
$35 if paid by November 8
$45 if paid after November 8

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Managment
November 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10
$35 if paid by November 9
$45 if paid after November 9

Pest Control Operators
December 7, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7A, 7B, 8 and 10
$60 if paid by November 30
$70 if paid after November 30

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October 14, 2016

Early Childhood professionals have access to cost effective and convenient online learning. Call Joy Rouse for more information. 641-842-2014

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October 11, 2016

Check out our flyer on the upcoming CIC for Certified Commercial Persticide Applicators. To sign up for email notices: Contact our office for further information. 641-472-4166. Current dates: Oct. 19 with Aquatic, Forest, and Right-Of-Way Pest Management and Oct 27 with Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management. 

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