Mitchell County

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Upcoming Events:

October 22nd  6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    Free Self Defense Class.  Call to register!
October 23rd   6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.    Informational and Safety Meeting for 4-H Archery Participants
October 28th     9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.   ServSafe Program
November 5th 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  Pesticide Applicator Training for those certified in Ornamental and Turfgrass
November 12th    6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  Women in Ag Marketing Group Meeting
November 12th   9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Pesticide Applicator Training for those certified in Commercial Ag, Weed, Insect Control 
November 10th & 17th    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.   Child Care Business:  Your Financial Future
November 18th   9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Pesticide Applicator Training for those certified in Fumigation
November 22nd      1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  Wreath Making Workshop with Horticulturist Rick Pleggenkuhle
November 25th   6 p.m.  Mitchell County 4-H Awards Night
November 27-28th  Office Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

County News

Harvest on the Farm image
October 21, 2014

A series of free meetings is being held for women in agriculture to learn about techniques for success in today’s market.

October 15, 2014

Mitchell County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

Financial Plan Picture
October 15, 2014

It comes as no surprise that most family child care providers do not make a lot of money.  But, there are steps you can take to improve your financial security and save more money for retirement. 

Archery Picture
October 15, 2014

Intormational and Safety Meeting for Youth Interested in the 4-H Archery Project Scheduled for October 23rd.

Everyone Wants to JOIN 4-H! Contact the Mitchell County Extension and Outreach to learn about STEM opportunities in Mitchell County 4-H!


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Iowa State University boasts one of AmeriCorps’ most wide-ranging, unique programs. The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program serves communities and programs across the state.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 13, 2014 02:06 PM

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