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Gain skills you will use for a lifetime... Join 4-H!

Have fun as a family at K*Fest 2014!
Saturday, October 11  10am-3pm
Penn Central Mall - Oskaloosa

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.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

Click here for Mahaska County Master Gardeners Information

2014 Southern Iowa Fair Suggestions

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. 

County News

August 12, 2014

ServSafe is a national certification program for all food service employees. This class will be held at the Mahaska County Extension office. Any one that is interested in preparing and serving safe food is welcome to attend. Please click to find out more information on ServSafe.

August 6, 2014

NOW is the time to work on your 4-H record books and county award applications!  Click this link to access all of the forms you'll need.

August 4, 2014

4-H Portable Challenge can be brought to your classroom or program!  It provides youth with opportunities to solve problems and gain important life skills.  The Ricochet program is an extreme leadership adventure!  It is open to youth in middle school and will begin in Mahaska County this fall.  Click the link above to learn more about both programs!

July 29, 2014

Eat Smart, Live Strong is designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity.

July 15, 2014

Learn it; Grow it, Teach it.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener training begins September 9, 2014.  Register yourself, then tell a friend!

 

 

 

 

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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

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 20, 2014 09:04 AM

Farmers who visit the Iowa State University exhibit at the Farm Progress Show can visit with farmers who practice ways to improve water...

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