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County News

October 6, 2015

Join Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Specialist Ryan Breuer and the rest of the I-29 Dairy Outreach Consortium team on Oct. 29 for an all day tour of heifer grower facilities in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa. We will be visiting four different but unique farms showcasing their dairy calf and heifer rearing facilities and how they manage their operations.  Registration information here. 

September 30, 2015

Join Margaret Murphy, Extension and Outreach Horticulture Educator and Regional Food Coordinator and Jill Mews, South O’Brien Art Instructor on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. - noon! Learn about the cucurbitaceae family. Study design principles and…Paint a gourd!

September 29, 2015

Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, says Lori Hayungs,a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

Clover Kids
September 21, 2015

Register your 2nd and 3rd graders now for Clover Kids held at three O'Brien County elementary schools. What is Clover Kids?

Pint Size Kids
September 21, 2015

Register your 1st grader now for Pint Size Kids held at three O'Brien County elementary school. What is the Pint Size Kids Program?

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 6, 2015 11:29 AM

Workshops for commercial fruit and vegetable producers interested in or having just built a high tunnel are scheduled for this fall.

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