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County News

January 17, 2017

Join us for a 6 week early literacy program for preschool aged children and their families!

January 16, 2017

Do you need to test for pesticied applicator certification?  IDALS will be at our office on selected dates in 2017.

January 13, 2017

Free Tax preparation for low to moderate income (generally, $54,000 and below) tax payers with electronic filing is available for federal and state returns.

gala
January 12, 2017

The 6th Annual Mahaska County 4-H & FFA Gala will be held on Friday, March 10.  This event is the major fundraising event for the 2017 Southern Iowa Fair 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Fund.  A meal will be offered for free will donations.  To-Go Meals will be available!
Full details and a list of Silent Auction items can be found by clicking the link above.
This fund covers the cost of 4-H and FFA judges, premiums, trophies, banners, and plaques for the Southern Iowa Fair.

wewantyou
January 11, 2017

We are accepting applications for the Summer Youth Assistant position with ISU Extension and Outreach in Mahaska County.  Deadline for application is Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  Click the link above for full details and an application form. 

Mackenzie and Joel DeJong, and Joel's grandchildren

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Is Family for DeJongs

Mackenzie DeJong followed her father, Joel, into the "family business" -- ISU Extension and Outreach. She's a human sciences program coordinator based in O’Brien County. They reflect on how extension work became part of their life.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 17, 2017 02:25 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The...

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