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June 9, 2017

We are now taking orders for metal clover signs!  Orders are due by Friday, July 21!

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June 9, 2017

We are currently seeking sponsors for the 2017 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Fair Fund.  Sponsors are needed to cover the cost of 4-H & FFA judges' fees, member premiums, ribbons, trophies, and awards for the Southern Iowa Fair.  Click the link above for more information. 

June 6, 2017

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. helps iowa families eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget. A recently updated mobile-Friendly website and smart phone app now makes it easier than ever!

May 2, 2017

With the school year coming to a close and summer just around the corner, many parents of school-agers are faced with the decision of finding child care for their adolescent or allowing their children to stay home alone. Parents have many things to consider when making the decision.

March 7, 2017

A food preservation program that includes both online lessons and handson workshops providing the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations.

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Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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