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County News

January 25, 2016

 

      Dordt College STEM faculty, students and ISU Extension
      and Outreach staff are pleased to offer fun-filled, mind-blowing,
      STEM-ulating activities to help middle school students
      experience the exciting applications of science, technology,
      engineering and mathematics.

January 13, 2016

owa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a Level 1 workshop covering Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). This workshop is important to farmers who sell directly to consumers or are considering expanding to foodservice or other markets.

January 13, 2016

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a winter webinar series in January and February. The series focuses on learning the realities of hunger in Iowa, the best way to work with food banks, food safety and more.

January 1, 2016

     1.  Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who share a love of gardening, an enthusiasm for learning,
     and a commitment to helping others. Core training consists of 40 hours of horticulture education. Topics
     include soil basics, lawn care, flower and vegetable gardening, ornamental trees and shrubs, fruit
     crops, houseplants, weed and pest control.

     2.  Interested in Master Gardener training but not the required volunteer community service
     hours? Become a ProHort trainee more details are found here.

PPAT
January 1, 2016

Attend any session that fits your schedule. The fee for this program is $20. You need to preregister for CIC sessions in our county. See full details here.

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February 3, 2016 05:15 PM

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