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County News

January 20, 2015

The 4th Annual Mahaska County 4-H & FFA Gala will be held on Friday, March 13.  This event is the major fundraising event for the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Fund.  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.

March 2, 2015

The "Raising a Thinking Child," two hour program for child care providers, was desgned to share tools for child care providers to help their children solve daily conflicts, explore alternative solutions and consider the feelings of others.

February 17, 2015

All Kindergarten-3rd Graders are invited to take part in the STEAMblast Day Camp on March 16-18 at the Extension office.  Cost is only $20 and includes a lot of hands-on activities, experiments, crafts, games, snacks, and fun!  Camp is limited to 20, so register TODAY!

February 12, 2015

ServSafe, the national certification program for food sevice managers and employees will be held in Oskaloosa on March 25, 2015.

February 9, 2015

You're invited to take part in the Mahaska County 4-H Communications Workshop Series this spring!  Cost is FREE to attend and anyone from in and around Mahaska County is welcome to attend. 

 

 

 

 

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2013 Mahaska County ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Report

 

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ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 9, 2015 12:43 PM

John Lawrence has been reappointed to a second five-year term as associate dean for extension in Iowa State University’s College...

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