County News

March 12, 2015

Ag Decision Maker has released the last 6 years of corn & soybean yields for each district in the state.

March 7, 2015

Food Safety Certification Short Course for Restaurants and Food Handlers in Spanish.

February 20, 2015

Marshall County ISU Extension and Outreach, along with Pilgrim Heights, will be having its 2nd Annual Citizenship/Leadership Camp! The purpose of this camp is to help youth develop citizenship and leadership skills. Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center, under the direction of Our Sacred Space, Inc. has attained an American Camp Association Accrediation, which means the camp you will be attending cares enough to undergo thorough review of all operations.

February 9, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers nutrition classes to families on limited incomes with children under age 10 or who are expecting a child. The next session of the Family Nutrition Program begins March 19th, 2015 at the Tallcorn Towers, in Marshalltown. The Tallcorn is located at 134 E Main St and the sessions will be in the lower level, family room. Registration is open now.

February 8, 2015

Marshall County Extension will serve as a site for the upcoming Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators.

February 2, 2015

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sleep near wild animals?  5th and 6th grade 4-H members from five counties (Boone, Greene, Hardin, Marshall & Story) are invited to participate in a campout at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday, May 29th through Saturday, May 30th.  4-H’ers will sleep near the animals and experience the Henry Doorly Zoo in a fun new way!     They will experience the Lozier IMAX Theater.  The screen is as tall as four giraffes and as wide as seven rhinos.  There are six speakers that each weigh as much as a Siberian Tiger.  You won’t want to miss this!   For registration information, please contact your local ISU Extension Office.  For trip questions, please contact Natalie Hedlund at natm@iastate.edu or (515) 432-3882.  

January 19, 2015

What is Tri-County 4-H Junior Camp?

 

This is a three day camp for 4th-6th grade 4-H’ers from Boone, Hardin, Marshall or Story County. Youth will be at the Iowa 4-H Center near Madrid while they learn new skills, test their skills, make new friends, reunite with old friends, and enjoy the great outdoors. The camp will be from Wed., August 5 (10:00 a.m.) – Fri., August 7, (8:30 p.m.), 2015.

January 19, 2015

Each year Marshall County Extension and Outreach assist Marshall County 4-H and FFA members with scholarship opportunities for incoming freshman students.

January 31, 2014

“Words on Wellness,” a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.

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