Mahaska County Homepage

Joining 4-H is as easy as 1-2-3... just click the picture!

Join us on March 28 for STEAMfest - a free family event!

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.

Click here for Mahaska County Master Gardeners Information

Click here for Mahaska County 4-H Youth Development Information

2015 Southern Iowa Fair Dates - July 11, 13-18
2015 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 13-23

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.

January 26, 2015

Learn how an alternative to synthetic NPK fertilizers is created nearby- Composting by worms.

January 26, 2015

4-H'ers and Clover Kids can learn about starting seeds at this upcoming workshop.

January 21, 2015

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to be our Summer Youth Assistant.  This is a temporary position.  Applications due by February 16, 2015.  Click the Help Wanted sign for full details and an application form.

January 20, 2015

This winter’s “Tools for Your Future” Crop Fair program is designed to help local growers deal with the volatility in modern agriculture, according to organizers with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). The program will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the Iowa Speedway – Newton Club, 3333 Rusty Wallace Drive, Newton, Iowa. Registration begins at 9:00 AM and the program runs from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM with complimentary lunch served at noon.

 

 

 

 

Popular Publication Links

How did ISU Extension and Outreach impact Mahaska County in 2013? 
Find out by clicking this link:

 

2013 Mahaska County ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Report

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Iowa State University educates more Iowa students than any other university, and ISU Extension and Outreach educates more Iowans. We extend the adventure across Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

January 14, 2015 03:11 PM

When temperatures are cold outside, it’s the perfect time to plan spring plantings. Include butterfly weed, a pretty, low...

Share |