County News

March 3, 2017

All potential 2017 Monroe County Fair rabbit exhibitors here is your 2017 rabbit Clinic information

March 3, 2017

Swine Weigh–in will be...Saturday, April 8th , 8:00 to 11:00 AM ….Monroe County Fairgrounds in the Swine barn. All County and State Fair Swine must be weighed and identified at this event!  First come first served this year.             

March 3, 2017

The Last indoor Horse Clinic is scheduled for Thursday March 9th. It will be held at the Extension Office from 6-7 pm

March 3, 2017

Indoor Dog Clinic are scheduled …


Place:  Monroe County Extension & Outreach Office

219 B Ave West

March 2, 2017

A Field Crop Scout Schooldesigned for beginning crop scouts will be held Saturday, March 25, at the Scheman Building in Ames. The day-long course features sessions on crop growth and development, scouting methods and techniques, and identification of weeds, diseases and insects.

February 22, 2017

News about the next 4-H  Food Club meeting

February 21, 2017

It is time once again to make sure you are certified to show livestock at the fair.

FSQA will be done this year like it was last year

January 18, 2017

Monroe County 4-H Foundation Scholarships are now on line

January 18, 2017

Monroe County Beef Superintendents to put on Clinic

January 18, 2017

who's who with the Troy Good Homemakers

December 15, 2016

The Monroe County 4-H and FFA Beef Weigh-in is
Saturday, December 31th, 2016
at the MonroeCounty Fairgrounds
Hwy 5 Albia, IA

November 9, 2016

As the holidays approach, we are all thinking about spending time with family and enjoying delicious food.  During this time, it is also important to consider the importance of keeping food safe to eat so our family and friends stay healthy during the holidays.

November 2, 2016

Are you interested in becoming a Beekeeper? Classes will be offered at the Monroe County Extension Office.

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.

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.

March 2, 2016

 Older Iowans have access to online videos on nutrition, physical activity and food safety on the Mid Life and Beyond web site.

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