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Joining 4-H is as easy as 1-2-3... just click the picture!

Join us on March 28 for STEAMfest - a free family event!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

3 Easy Steps to Healthy Meals

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Mahaska County

We are your access to research-based information and services through Iowa State University, helping improve the quality of life in our communities.

Click here for Mahaska County Master Gardeners Information

2015 Southern Iowa Fair Dates - July 11, 13-18
2015 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 13-23

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT - Great Prairie AEA no longer occupies the other half of our building.  We are looking for new renters (office space only) to occupy all or part of the available space.  Call us at 641-673-5841 to set up an appointment to tour the space and discuss options. 

 
Holiday Office Closings
Our office will be closed on December 25-26, 2014 & January 1, 2015
Happy Holidays!

County News

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September 1, 2014

Are you a new 4-H family looking for more information about 4-H?
Click the link or picture above to learn more!!

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December 17, 2014

The Mahaska County 4-H Teen Council invites you to attend the FREE 4-H Family Movie Night on Friday, January 2.  This event will be held in the Extension office Auditorium in Oskaloosa.  Click the image for full details. 

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December 15, 2014

Beginning Beekeeping classes (for all ages) will be held Thursday evenings at the Mahaska County Extension Office January 15– February 26, 2015.  To learn more about beekeeping classes or to enroll, please contact Jim or Tina Marshall.  Click the link above for contact information.

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December 11, 2014

The premier Iowa educational event for cow-calf producers is offering a comprehensive package of information to attendees. The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference has provided timely, accurate and important information to the state’s beef cattle industry for more than 40 years. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Patrick Wall said this year’s conference, set for Jan. 31 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, will continue that successful tradition.

December 3, 2014

Helping your preschooler be prepared for school is one of the best investments you can make.

  • Good reading and language skills prepare kids for school, work and life.
  • 15 minutes of family reading each day builds a strong school and family foundation.
  • Early literacy skills are a strong predictor of school success.

 

 

 

 

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How did ISU Extension and Outreach impact Mahaska County in 2013? 
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2013 Mahaska County ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Report

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

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December 4, 2014 05:01 PM

Results of the 2014 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University will...

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