Monroe County

Youth leading Youth

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Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

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

October 10, 2014

Smart Choice is a workshop where participants will learn how to analyze what they need and want from health care providers, compare plans, calculate how health insurance will affect their financial budgets, and ultimately, apply the information and knowledge gained to make a smart choice during the open enrollment period. Smart Choice will be on October 28 at 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm at the Monroe County Extension Office located at 219 B Avenue West, Albia.

October 7, 2014

National 4-H Week is October 5-11, 2014

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September 18, 2014

Join Now! Enroll today

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?"

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

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

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

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