County News

August 9, 2016

Click here for a copy of the 2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey or stop by the Monroe County Extension Office at 219 B Ave West, Albia or call 641-932-5612.

August 9, 2016

The cash rental rate information presented in the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2016 Survey is the result of a survey of farmers, landowners, lenders, real estate brokers, and professional farm managers.

August 9, 2016

As we get ready to start a new school year, parents wonder what they can do to help their children succeed in school. The Dare to Excel monthly newsletters have tips for creating a home environment that promotes learning on several topics.

July 1, 2016

Water is essential to live.  Your body loses water every day when you breathe, sweat, and go to the bathroom. The rate of loss increases when exposed to summer’s hot outside temperatures.  What should you do to avoid dehydration?

June 28, 2016

This year we are implementing a few changes to the state 4-H meats judging contest in order to align it with the National 4-H Contest and the National Western Contest.  The contest will still be held at the same time and place as the State FFA contest (August 27) but it will not follow the same format of the FFA contest. 

June 28, 2016

Please come to the Monore County Extension Office to sign up for your classes

June 28, 2016

What's up for the Troy Good Homemakers 4-H Club

June 27, 2016

Again this year  our County Clothing and Communication  Event will be the second Tuesday  in July.

June 22, 2016

With the recent events in Orlando Florida, children could be exposed to media and adult conversations that would cause emotions difficult for them to deal with.  The publication, Talking to Children about Terrorism, will help parents and other adults talk with their children about what they are feeling.

June 14, 2016

Grandparents have more gifts to share than those that cost money.  Learn more about these gifts in this article.

June 3, 2016

Troy Good Homemakers 4-H Club 2016 Spring Project Workshop

May 9, 2016

“Our 4-H plant sale is still going on!  Stop by the ISU Extension office to pick out some beauties for your landscape, patio pots, and vegetable garden.  Prices are donation, and all proceeds go directly to the 4-H Garden Beet club to buy supplies for their monthly meetings.  See Tiffany inside the office for payment.”

May 6, 2016

 Learn more about food preservation through online lessons and hands-on workshops providing the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations. It is a great opportunity for anyone age 18 years or older interested in learning safe food preservation techniques.

April 28, 2016
April 11, 2016

 “A Place of Your Own” The American Dream is to own a home. Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. It's an exciting experience and not a simple task

April 7, 2016

Cooking Day Event has been set for June 4th at the Extension Office

March 30, 2016

If you are interested in becoming a Monroe County  Farmers' Market vendor for 2016, please attend the vendor informational meeting scheduled for Friday April 1st at noon at the Extension office here in Albia.  Lunch will be served.

March 17, 2016

Be one of the first five members to get your registration back to the Extension Office you will pay pay less than the full $100.00 amount.  Don’t wait to get your registrations turned in.

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