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JUNTOS
September 26, 2014

A two-day facilitator training to increase Latino youth's abilities to succeed in high school, discover the benefits of higher education, and become aware of how to attain a college education will be held November 6 and 7.

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 21, 2014

Check out Polk City’s new 4-H Club on Monday evening, November 3 at Miller Park Shelter in Polk City, Iowa.

Crop Marketing Strategies
October 20, 2014

Check out these newsletters to get the latest on crop marketing strategies.

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.

 

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September 25, 2014 08:30 AM

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