County News

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!

February 25, 2014

If you are interested in horticulture and want to learn more about how a greenhouse works, mark your calendars for this tour!

February 24, 2014

Held nearby in Atlantic

February 24, 2014

For those that were unable to attend our Smart Choice: Health Insurance program this winter or just need more information, we have some available!

February 19, 2014

Interested in learning more about food preservation?  You should participate in the Preserve the Taste of Summer Program!

February 19, 2014

2013 Farmer Assisted Research Management (FARM) Participants, and Mark Hanna to Speak at Wallace Foundation’s 23rd Annual Meeting

February 12, 2014

Along with the increasing consumer interests in buying locally grown foods come food safety expectations from buyers. Good Agricultural Practices, or GAP, certification can be used by fruit and vegetable producers to meet buyer requirements for food safety. 

February 11, 2014

Three new beef-health publications are now available through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online store. Grant Dewell, extension beef veterinarian, authored the publications and said each addresses a specific concern.

February 11, 2014

When parents worry about gray hair and wrinkles or complain about getting older, should they also wonder whether their children are listening? During February, family life specialists discuss children’s attitudes about aging in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

February 7, 2014

Girl Talk is a program for preteen girls and their moms/female caregivers to talk about and prepare for the future!

February 7, 2014

Get details for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety Course, and the DNR Regulations for Your Farm Workshop!

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