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September 29, 2014

Polk County’s second 4-H Find-Out Night is Thursday, October 16 at the Johnston Public Library from 5:30-7:00. Stop by to learn about joining and volunteering with 4-H in Polk County! Bring your friends and family and arrive when you are able and depart when you must. See you there!

December 23, 2013

Looking for information on where to test or how to re-certify? We have all the information you need and our quick links make it as easy as 1, 2, 3!   Registration forms can be found at  www.extension.iastate.edu/pme 

October 14, 2014

The long days and late nights of harvest can lead farmers to push their limits to get crops out of fields, but research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that breaks can help increase concentration and alertness while reducing the risk for farm accidents.

October 9, 2014

What are your options under the new Farm Bill? Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill at informational meetings. Call 515-957-5760 to register for meetings held at the Polk County office in Altoona!

Government Farm Programs
October 9, 2014

Learn more about the new government farm program and how it impacts you.

 

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