County News

Juntos: Together for a better Education
September 18, 2015

The goal of the Muscatine Juntos Project is to help students achieve high school graduation and access higher educaiton.

ServSafe®
April 3, 2015

For restaurants, foodservice managers and workers, ServSafe® is the food safety certification course developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and is one of several recognized by the Conference on Food Protection. The 8-hour course concludes with a certification exam. Iowa regulations require the person in charge of a foodservice to have demonstrated knowledge of food safety principles; ServSafe® certification is one way to demonstrate this knowledge.

Ricochet
May 6, 2016

Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure is a middle school leadership initiative created and sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Iowa 4-H.  Facilitator training will be help June 7 & 8 in Muscatine County.

Growing Season 2016 Summer Webcast Series
May 4, 2016

Three part series provides information on shade, trees and native garden insects

Preserve the Taste of Summer
May 1, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Health program specialists are eager to announce Preserve the Taste of Summer, a food preservation program comprised of both online lessons and hands-on workshops.

Dare to Excel
May 1, 2016

Help your child maintain school learning over the summer. Includes tips to prevent summer learning loss; summer activities that nurture respect and cooperation; and ways to maintain routines when school is out.

Better Choices Better Health
April 27, 2016

Better Choices Better Health Chronic Disease Self-Management program offered in partnership with Milestones Area Agency on Aging and Muscatine Hy-Vee

AmeriCorps Iowa 4-H
March 25, 2016

Join Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Muscatine County and become an AmeriCorps 4-H Community Outreach Educator.  You will work with our 4-H Youth Development team to reach underserved audiences, promot 4-H, and deliver quality outcome based programs.  

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Agriculture and Natural Resources
March 16, 2016

Check out the latest newsletter form the ISU Extension and Outreach Eastern Iowa Agriculture and Natural Resources Feild Specialists.  

Area Junior 4-H Camp
February 29, 2016

Muscatine County Junior 4-Her's in grades 4-6 will join together with other Junior 4-H'ers from Eastern Iowa for two days of camp, June 10-11, 2016. 4-Hers will make new friends from other counties, build skills, and have FUN! The cost includes three meals, overnight stay, canoeing, swimming, snacks and other camping activities. Registration deadline is Monday, May 16.

Junior FIRST LEGO League
February 24, 2016

Kids 6 - 9 years old being saught for new Junior FIRST® LEGO® League team.

Eastern Iowa 4-H Project Workshop
February 15, 2016

Back by popular demand and new and improved is the Eastern Iowa 4-H Project Workshop. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, April 16, at North Scott High School, 200 S 1st Street, Eldridge, Iowa. The day will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 2:15 p.m. Costs are $15 for 4-H'ers, $20 for non 4-Hers, and $5 for adults. Lunch is included. Attendees will be able to select two workshops to attend. Sign up early so you can be sure to attend the workshops that interest you.

Master Gardener Logo
December 4, 2015

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a winter webinar series in 2016. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning the realities of hunger in Iowa, the best way to work with food banks, food safety and more. The webinar are also open to interested public.  

Daleta Thurness
November 23, 2015

 Daleta Thurness, 4-H Youth Program Specialist for Muscatine, Scott, Cedar and Clinton Counties, was awarded a Youth Program Specialist Award on November 18th, 2015, at the 4-H YouthFest conference in Ames, Iowa.  

Imagination Library
October 13, 2015

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program brings a free book once a month to preschoolers in Muscatine County.

Junior Master Gardener
October 1, 2015

Junior Master Gardener program helps provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind. Find out more about our local club starting at Grant Elementary in Muscatine.

Marla Maas-2015 4-H Hall of Fame
September 15, 2015

Marla Mass, from Muscatine County has been inducted into the 2015 4-H Hall of Fame. .  She was presented a certificate of recognition by the Iowa 4-H Foundation at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Marla Mass’s first experience with 4-H began as a nine year old when she joined the Wapsie Best 4-H club.  Little did she know the impact 4-H would have on her life. A record breaking 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 91 counties were inducted.

Pesticide Safety Education Program
September 3, 2015

Dates for Certified Commercial Pesticide Safety Program for applicators Continuing Instructional Courses are available. Please check with the Muscatine County Extension Calendar for the CIC's that will be held at the Muscatine County Extension Office.

Krista Regennitter
December 30, 2014

Muscatine County Extension welcomes Krista Regennitter as she  has joined the Muscatine County Extension staff on December 15, 2014, as the new County Extension Director. 

Krista formerly was with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program at the Muscatine Community Y.

September 5, 2014

2016 Commercial Manure Applicator Certification trainings are being held across the state. Muscatine County Extension will be offering the training.

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