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County News

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.

National 4-H Week
September 26, 2014

4-Her's in Muscatine County and throughout the nation will be celebrating National 4-H Week, October 5-11, 2014. 

For information, go to the 4-H website.

Muscatine County Extension Office
September 24, 2014

The Muscatine County Extension Council is seeking a qualified individual to provide executive director leadership for the organization as its next County Extension Director. Primary job responsibilities of this Regular part-time potential to be full-time position include educational program planning and delivery, budget and facilities management, and day-to-day supervision of staff. Will directly coordinate agricultural and natural resources programming, as well as community economic development, and Human Sciences programming. Individual is also responsible for marketing and public relations efforts, including positively representing Muscatine County Extension to an array of community partners.

Emerald Ash Borer
September 16, 2014

The Emerald Ash Borer is a small wood-boring beetle that attacks and kills ash trees and has now been confirmed in 14 counties in the state of Iowa--Muscatine County being one of them. Iowa DNR, IDALS, and ISU Extension held an informational meeting to discuss signs and options for Emerald Ash Borer infestation.

September 12, 2014

Irene Lary of Muscatine was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 17, 2014

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 23, 2014 09:50 AM

Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without. Sometimes that philosophy can help people stretch their resources until the next...

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