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The Extension Council meeting will be held on September 8, 2015, at 8 p.m. at the Page County Extension office. If you cannot attend, call me by 1:15 p.m. on September 8.

Rachael Bair and Kayla Farwell will be presenting a 10- to 15-minute presentation on Citizenship Washington Focus.

Items on the tentative agenda include:
• Approve financial reports and expenditures (vote)
• Maybe a Building report (possible vote)
• Page County Personnel Policy and Procedures (possible vote)
• Page County Schedule of Findings (possible vote)
• Pay for lunch for staff attending the luncheon for Cathann Kress on September 22 (possible vote)
• Approve 4-H volunteers (possible vote)
• Page County Extension program updates and upcoming events (possible vote)
• ISU Extension and Outreach updates and reports from Program Specialists (possible vote)

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September

September 10 - Master Hoof Care Program offered in Southwest Iowa @ Armstrong Research Farm
September 15 - Page County 4-H Award Application deadline
September 15 - Record Book Deadline
September 17 - Shenandoah/Essex CloverKids Open House @ 7 PM
September 23 - Farm Safety Day Camp, K-3 @ 5 PM
September 28 - Clarinda CloverKids Open House @ 5 PM

 

October 

October 4-10 - National 4-H Week (Wear your 4-H tshirts on October 7)

November

November 15 - 4-H Enrollment Deadline
 

County News

August 4, 2015

The Farm Leasing Arrangements meeting will give landowners, tenants, and agri-business professionals information and materials they need to make decisions regarding farmland ownership, management, and leasing practices. 

May 12, 2015

Students gold the edges of plastic sheets together that will eventually be connected by duct tape Friday, May 1, in Wibholm Hall at the Page County Fairgrounds. About 120 sixth-grade students from Clarinda, Essex, Sheandoah and South Page attended.  With help from Iowa State University Extension, students built living quarters as if they were on the planet Mars. Box fans were used to erect the housing. The annual project was part of a study on space and space exploration.

May 12, 2015

SESS is open to all 4-th through 12th grade youth.

March 19, 2015

Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA) helps youth better understand what they can do to produce the safest food possible.

May 12, 2015

 The dial gauge is a delicate instrument that can become inaccurate due to moisture and/or rough handling. It should be tested yearly for accuracy and overall condition before the start of canning season. Please stop by or call 712-542-5171 or 1-877-596-7243 for testing information.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 28, 2015 08:34 AM

The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2014 Summary Report indicates that fewer than half of the farmers surveyed have identified successors...

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