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County News

August 28, 2014

Intern to coordinate and deliver to youth in Sioux, O’Brien, Lyon, and Osceola counties science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in non-formal learning settings in partnerships with schools and area businesses. This academic year internship may be eligible for college credit. The position is housed in Sioux County office located in Orange City, Iowa.

August 17, 2014

Master Gardeners are members of the local community who take an active interest in growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, trees and lawns. Fall training begins Sept. 9 at the Lyon County Extension in Rock Rapids. Details here.

July 16, 2014

Northwest Iowa residents who want to start investing in their future should register for "Smart investing@your library" at the Sheldon Public Library located at 8342 NICC Drive in Sheldon. Register now to attend the kick-off meeting on Monday, Aug. 18 from 6:30-8 p.m.

July 3, 2014

The Iowa Master Gardener program and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach are once again offering a series of summer garden webinars for the general public. Trees are one of the most valuable components of home landscapes. Because weather patterns over the past couple of years have taken a toll on landscape trees, and because the Emerald Ash Borer is advancing across the state, the theme for the 2014 summer webinars is “Totally Trees”.

Smith Lever Act
April 8, 2014

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Video is available with the story and from the Extension and Outreach YouTube channel,http://youtu.be/g75b0u45Qq0.

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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

August 20, 2014 09:47 AM

Thirteen teams of youth in grades 5-12 competed in the 2014 4-H Cook This! Final Culinary Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Winners have...

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