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County News

November 17, 2015

It is wonderful to have wildlife in your backyard until that wildlife damages your plants, disfigures your lawn or invades your house.  Visit the Extension office on Friday, December 4 to learn more!

October 28, 2015

Mahaska County 4-H is partnering with Main Street Oskaloosa to hold a Festival of Trees during the NEW Old Fashioned Christmas Festival at the Penn Central Mall on Friday, December 4.  The FREE event will run from 4-9 PM.  Click the link above for more details!

October 28, 2015

All 4-H Workshops and Clinics will be listed here throughout the year.  Please check back as events will be added frequently!

October 28, 2015

Register NOW to take part in the 2016 4-H Bag'o'Clay Contest!  Details and a registration form can be found by clicking the link above.  Registration deadline is December 15 or until all 12 slots have filled. 

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October 14, 2015

Parents want to protect their children, but it’s challenging. Youth need skills to help them resist the peer pressure that leads to risky behaviors.  This program provides support for parents and youth.

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Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

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November 17, 2015 12:37 PM

Master Gardeners will sow the seeds necessary to combat hunger and provide healthy food for struggling Iowans through a new program set...

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