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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

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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

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!!

October 22, 2014

You are invited to attend the 2013-2014 4-H Year-End Awards Day Celebration on Saturday, November 15, beginning at 3:00 PM in the Auditorium at the Extension office.  Click the link above for more information.

October 16, 2014

Bullying is a major issue in our society that is affecting over 30% of our school aged children. It is happening in our schools, on the playgrounds, in businesses, and in our recreational facilities.  Sign up now to attend this training for adults who work with people of various ages.  Cost is FREE!  Click the link to learn more...

October 16, 2014

4-H'ers who will complete 9th-12th grade in the spring are encouraged to take part in the Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Trip to Washington D.C.  Registration deadline is November 15, 2014!  Click the link to learn more!

September 30, 2014

Ricochet is a real-life app that can be used everyday!  Open to all interested 5th-8th graders.  Program will be held November 10, 11, & 12 from 6:00-8:00 each evening.  Click the Ricochet image to learn more!





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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

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 14, 2014 09:37 AM

A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach illustrates the results of the collaborative efforts of three ISU farms to measure the...

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