County News

February 3, 2017

If you want to know what is going on in 4-H, just take a look inside the newsletter.

2016-17 Dates to Remember Calendar

The newsletter is published monthly or bi-monthly. It is filled with important dates to know and opportunities for youth.
 

Master Gardener Logo
December 8, 2016

Down to Earth is a regular feature of our website showcasing articles by Madison County Master Gardeners. 
Current article: The "Itsy Bitsy Spider" in Our Gardens and Fields

May 23, 2017

Iowa Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education offers a Professional Development Tour

May 23, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach classes help caregivers learn self-care

May 1, 2017

For animals to be eligible to exhibit at the 2017 Madison County Fair, they must be properly identified in 4-H Online no later than 11:59 pm on Monday, May 15, 2017.

February 17, 2017

Youth exhibiting livestock in grades 4-12 must certify by June 1, 2017.

February 2, 2017

This free class will teach the basics of crochet, including how to single, double, and half double crochet. Students will leave knowing how to create several different projects. Space is limited to the first sixteen registrants.

January 18, 2017

Youth grades 5 and above can sign up to learn how to be a responsible babysitter.

January 12, 2017

A number of trees and plants can provide a splash of variety to landscapes.

January 12, 2017

Punishing children and disciplining children are not the same thing.

January 10, 2017

New ISU Extension and Outreach specialist working to spread knowledge of good tree practices

January 10, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach publication discusses importance of proactive treatment to protect ash trees

January 10, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach video helps explain process, requirements of mediation

Iowa Volunteers
January 4, 2017

Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life.

4-H Grows Here Clover Logo
December 29, 2016

Youth grades 9-12 are encouraged to apply for 4-H recognition opportunities. At this workshop, 4-H staff will be available to help youth and their parent/guardian with the application process.

PQA Plus
December 22, 2016

Held at the Hansen Ag Student Learning Center on the Iowa State campus in Ames

December 16, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach resources are available to help manage farm finances

Road Salt damage
December 14, 2016

Are there precautions to take to avoid damage?

December 14, 2016

Jan. 26-27 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, Iowa

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