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steamfest
March 19, 2015

Youth and their families are invited to spend Saturday, March 28 with us at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Oskaloosa for STEAMfestThis event is FREE and open to the public and will be held from 10am-2pm.  We will have hands-on interactive booths, stage entertainment, and activity rooms at this event, which will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math.  We will have a grand prize giveaway at the end of the day, so you won't want to miss out.  Lots of fun activities are being planned.  Any 4th-12th grade who registers for 4-H at the event will receive 1/2 off the enrollment fee!  Click the STEAMfest logo for more details!

animals
March 23, 2015

All 4-H & FFA members who plan to exhibit particular species of livestock at the Southern Iowa Fair, Iowa State Fair, or Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show must complete the FSQA certification.  FSQA is Food Safety & Quality Assurance.  Testing for 7th-12th graders will be held on Thursday, May 28 between 3-5 p.m. and training for 4th-6th graders will be held on Thursday, May 28 from 6:30-8 p.m.  Click this link to learn more!

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March 21, 2015

Any 4-H'er who will complete 7th or 8th grade this spring is invited to take part in the Intermediate Trip to The Black Hills on June 22-24.  Click the link to access full details and the registration form. 

sprayer
March 20, 2015

Mahaska County will offer a last change Private Pesticide Applicator Training on Wednesday, April 15 at 1:30 p.m. in the Extension office.  Cost is $20. 

3rdThurs
March 19, 2015

Join us every THIRD THURSDAY in 2015 for a FREE, fun, educational, and family-friendly workshop.  Workshops will be held at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Oskaloosa from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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