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County News

The Farm Bill
October 17, 2014

Farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at an informational meeting conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members.

The Farm Bill--Program Overvciew meetings will focus on the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) that will be administered by USDA Farm Service Agency, and the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) administered by USDA Risk Management Agency through federal crop insurance providers.

October 17, 2014

Volunteer 4-H leaders who have been screened within the last year must attend a New Leader Training.

The six-hour training is designed to give new volunteers a better working knowledge of positive youth development, the Iowa 4-H Equation, and tools that will help them be more confident and capable in their roles working with youth.

October 17, 2014

Learn about and experience all of the fitness and recreational opportunities in Muscatine, Iowa, the organizations who make them possible, and how you can take advantage of them all.

Americorps Member Position Avaialable
October 1, 2014

Muscatine County Extension is seeking a 4H AmeriCorps Community Outreach Educator to conduct programs for positive youth development activities with the afterschool Clover Kids programming. This may include afterschool, summer and holiday breaks or inschool settings.

For more information, click on the Position Available - Americorps Member Position-4H Community Outreach Educator.

Children, Youth and Families at Risk Program
September 30, 2014

The Muscatine County Extension Council is seeking a qualified individual to carry out CYFAR Grant responsibilities for a five-year period. 

In Year 1, begin planing, developing partnerships, and provide representation on the project's steering committee of community members.  Years 2-5, identify and work with 15 new families each year, as well as serve as the Community Site Program Coordinator and Community Site Success Coach.

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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 22, 2014 12:12 PM

Updates to the latest crop production products and recommendations are the focus of upcoming meetings sponsored by Iowa State University...

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