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County News

September 23, 2015

Click the link above to access answers to the frequently asked 4-H questions!

September 30, 2015

Celebrate National 4-H Week with us at the Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa with FREE fun activities on October 6 from 5-7 PM!  Click the link above for more information!
September 30, 2015

Everyone lives in a watershed.  Do you know your watershed?  Do you understand the relationship between surface water and the health of our lakes, rivers and streams?  Attend this upcoming workshop to learn more about Iowa water quality issues, how watersheds function, and the human relationship with them on Tuesday, October 6 at 6:00 pm.

September 30, 2015

Native plants provide us with many benefits as well as wildlife and pollinators.  Come to the presentation on October 12 to learn more.

September 29, 2015

Learn about fall gardening tasks at the lunch and learn on Friday, Oct 16.

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Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

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September 8, 2015 09:22 AM

Growing switchgrass and miscanthus for bioenergy production and bioproduct markets research will be featured at the Bioenergy Field Tour...

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