Monroe County

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Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Monroe County

 
People Advancing People

Monroe County 4-H and FFA Community Fair -- July 24-28
2014 Open Class Fair Book
2014 4-H & FFA Fair Book

County News

September 12, 2014

Gardens bring tasy food, delightful color, refreshing fragance, rustling leaves, and enervating prickles and tickles.  Sometimes they even tickle the fancy.

This year's calendar captures the sense of playfulness found in many gardens.  Take a whimsical journey through the seasons in photography, verse, and quippy garden quotes.

Makes a great gift and a handy garden journal too!

September 9, 2014

The Leopold Center has been working on four new videos about the importance of local food -- for Iowa  communities, farmers, young people and our landscape.  The series is called "Why Local? Why Now?"

September 5, 2014

 Attend this fun filled informational training to learn how to evaluate, educate and encourage young people during county fair conference judging.

September 5, 2014

4-H record books are due on Friday October 3.  

August 21, 2014

As families welcome the new school year, sometimes parents can forget a child's need to ease into a new grade, say Joy Rouse, a Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 16, 2014 03:39 PM

Constance Beecher joins Iowa State University as an extension and outreach specialist in the School of Education. This position, created...

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