County News

May 21, 2014

Six Webinars from Extension and Outreach This Summer Will Address Food Safety--starting May 23rd!

May 5, 2014

May is National Beef Month!  As the weather warms, barbeques become more frequent.  Check out this article for some food safety tip for these events. 

May 2, 2014

Need a new look for your landscape?  Consider attending this event!

April 29, 2014

This is a professional development opportunity for child care providers, parents, and grandparents to help build good consumers

April 28, 2014

Food Service Establishments may need this certification update

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie
April 22, 2014

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie are very interested in joining 4-H, but they want you as Region 17 4-H Members to show them what things 4-H'ers do. First color them and decorate them, then take them with you and your club as do fun things at your meetings, workshops or community service activities. Take a photo with them on a smart phone or camera and post to TWITTER, Instagram or  the Region 17 4-H Member Facebook Page to show the world what cool things you shared with Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie about being in 4-H!

April 14, 2014

On April 15 all Iowans are encouraged to wear purple to show their appreciation for military children and their families

April 10, 2014

Have you always wanted to try your hand at growing your own garden?  Or have your first attempts not been as successful as you would like?  Consider attending this program!

April 10, 2014

Looking for a rewarding summer experience?  If you have at least one year of college education, we may have the position for you!

April 3, 2014

A popular nearby event for rural women is coming up soon!

April 2, 2014

When most adults hear the word “stress,” they often think about jobs, household chores, financial challenges, parenting responsibilities and difficult relationships with friends and family. The idea of stress in childhood is often dismissed. No bills, no work; what’s there for young children to be stressed about? Young children, however, experience the world very differently than adults.

March 31, 2014

Ten area residents completed the training.

March 25, 2014

New and Beginning Farmers should consider attending this nearby workshop!

March 23, 2014

Help us celebrate this week!

March 17, 2014

Master Gardeners in Cass and Pottawattamie counties are holding their annual garden conferences soon.  Get more info here!

March 13, 2014

Child care providers working in Cass, Mills, and Montgomery Counties are invited to three upcoming professional development opportunities in Red Oak

March 6, 2014

News about one of our most requested publications!

March 5, 2014

Those interested in learning more about Emerald Ash Borer should consider attending this meeting in Clarinda.

March 3, 2014

Concerned about technology use and it's effect on your children?  Check out this article for some tips about finding a balance

February 26, 2014

We are meeting the need for public food safety through the ServSafe program!

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