Monroe County

Youth leading Youth

Let your adventure begin! Explore your interests.

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

September 29, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Monroe County is accepting applications for a horticulturist.  This 8 hour per week position will work in a team atmosphere to provide day to day leadership and management of the Horticulture program in Monroe County.

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?"

September 5, 2014

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

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 3, 2014 11:21 AM

Diana Cochran brings expertise in nursery management, plant propagation and horticulture plant materials to her new position as fruit...

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