County News

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August 23, 2016

Location at Sunnybrook@ 1;30 pm to 2:30 pm. Call 641-472-4166 for more info.

1:30-2:00-Check B/P  •   2:00-2:30 Talk about B/P Health Diet Do'& Don'ts

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August 19, 2016

Brought to you by Iowa State University Extension & Outreach and the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association  Thursday, September 8, 2016   •  Tours begin at 1:30 p.m. •  Free and open to the public!  Contract Myron Rees at for more information.

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August 19, 2016

Brown Bag Lunch Workshop, Sustainable Living Center, Room 18 at the MUM, 1000 N. 4th Street, Fairfield. Benefits and challenges of collecting, storing and using rainwater at home, at a business and on the farm. Learning the components of rain collection and storage system. Creating a rain garden to manage rain runoff, and tour the water catchment system at the Sustainable Living Center.

Speakers are Greg Brenneman, Linda Naeve and Dina Chammas. For more information call our Extension Office at 641-472-4166

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August 18, 2016

The Jefferson County Extension office will be open on Saturday, Sept. 24th. if your family would like help navigating the online registration system. Please feel free to come in during that time.

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August 18, 2016

Held at the Cambridge Building west of the Extension Office. This will be a family-fun event for parents and children to learn more about the Clover Kids and 4-H programs in Jefferson County. Please relay this information to anyone who may be interested in joining our K-12 programs.

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August 18, 2016

Calling all leaders -— please mark your calendars for the Leader's Meeting on Saturday, September 10th at 9am at the Extension Office to jump start the new 4-H year! Bring an open mind and new ideas that will help make the best better in all of our 4-H clubs. Breakfast will be provided. Please let me know if you are unable to attend. Please call 641-472-4166 for more info.

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August 17, 2016

Certification for Foodservice Managers and Workers. A Photo ID is required to take Certification Exam. Register online at or call 1-800-262-0015. Registration Fee is $150.00. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 20th. Class size is limited. Register early. 

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August 8, 2016

Plan to attend one of 11 educational sessions to learn more about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), including the roles and responsibilities of veterinarians, producers, and distributors. The series is set for Aug. 22 through Sept. 1 at various locations around Iowa, and attendees are encouraged to bring their questions and concerns.

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August 8, 2016

Mark your calendars for the annual Van Buren County Pasture Walk, which is set for September 7th starting at 5:30 p.m., and will be hosted by Jason and Paul Wells from Milton, IA.

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August 8, 2016

As we get ready to start a new school year, parents wonder what they can do to help their children succeed in school. The Dare to Excel monthly newsletters have tips for creating a home environment that promotes learning on several topics.

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July 28, 2016





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July 26, 2016

This is offered to those individuals that are wanting to know about how the computer works. In this everyday living you need to know how to communicate with family as well as business. Come and attend this workshop held at IHCC at 112 South Court in Fairfield. From 10 am to 11:30 am. 

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July 26, 2016

Location at Sunnybrook @ 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Call 641-472-4166 for more info. 1:30 to 2:00 Check how residents stand with and/or without walking-standing walkers. Exercises for improving balance. Do's and Don'ts.

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July 19, 2016

Preserving foods at home is not difficult, but it does require following research-based recipes. Even if you have been a home food preserver for years, come and learn the latest recommendations. Get your pressure canner tested for FREE!! 

Thursday • Aug. 24th  • 2:00-3:30pm   Location: SIEDA Resource Center at 201 South 23rd Street, Fairfield.

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May 26, 2016

Come join our Community Table Talk being held once a month on the 2nd TUESDAY.  The location is at the Iowa State Extension and Outreach Office from 6 to 7 pm. We want to hear from you. 

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