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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Muscatine County

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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

County News

July 3, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for a Field Specialist I with a joint appointment within Human Sciences and Community & Economic Development that will focus on Extension engagement and education with Latino youth, families, businesses and communities. This position will also provide educational opportunities and programs, consultation, and technical assistance in the areas of human sciences, leadership development and community capacity building. Additional responsibilities include the development of program materials and the provision of staff and volunteer training, as well as help develop educational models that may be used by the Extension system to effectively build relationships with Latino youth, families, businesses and communities.

New 4-H Staff Member-Dana Yerington
July 1, 2014

Dana Yerington has joined the Muscatine County 4-H Youth Team on June 16 serving as a part-time K-12 Outreach Educator.  Dana will be responsible for reaching new and underserved audiences in after-school, camp, and school programming as well as assisting with workshops and other support to our 4-H club memebers, families, and volunteers.

Americorps Member Position Avaialable
July 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.

Farmland Leasing Meeting
June 10, 2014

Muscatine County Extension will be hosting a Farmland Leasing Meeting.   Attendees will be given an understanding of current cash rental rate surveys and the factors driving next years rents such as market trends and input costs.    A total of ten meetings will be held in East Central Iowa during the month of August.

Muscatine County New Farm Program Meeting
May 30, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Muscatine County will be coordinating a meeting for crop marketing strategies and the New Farm Program with the Lee Agency. This meeting is designed to help farmers, landowners, and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to marketing 2014 crops and pending enrollment decisions in the New Farm Program.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 21, 2014 01:43 PM

The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online...

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