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Saturday, July 25, 2015 @ Iowa State Fairgrounds

July 22-27 at Iowa State Fairgrounds

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County News

June 29, 2015

“Joyfully moving with our head and hands for our heart and health.”
1st Annual Clover Dash 5K held July 25, 2015 at the Iowa State Fairground.
All proceeds go to Polk County 4-H in Memory of Joy Niklasen, Former Polk County Youth Coordinator.

June 26, 2015

Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll indicates Iowa farmers support strategy to improve water quality

June 24, 2015

2015 Heddleson intern helps Iowa communities learn the importance of nutrition and is housed in the Polk County Extension and Outreach office.

June 22, 2015

“I think people know that the Iowa Concern has been around,” said Margaret VanGinkel, the Iowa Concern hotline coordinator. “A lot of people know it and remember it. We’re here to help people, and they can talk to a person, seven days a week, all night long, and it is a person.”

Government Farm Programs
June 30, 2015

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


 

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June 25, 2015 11:17 AM

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