County News

June 16, 2016

Grandparents have more gifts to share than those that cost money.  Learn more about these gifts in this article.

June 16, 2016

With the recent events in Orlando Florida, children could be exposed to media and adult conversations that would cause emotions difficult for them to deal with.  The publication, Talking to Children about Terrorism, will help parents and other adults talk with their children about what they are feeling.

June 10, 2016

Learn more about food preservation through online lessons and hands-on workshops providing the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations. It is a great opportunity for anyone age 18 years or older interested in learning safe food preservation techniques.

April 15, 2016

“A Place of Your Own” The American Dream is to own a home. Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. It's an exciting experience and not a simple task

March 30, 2016

Click here for all the information you need about identifying 4-H animals for show at the County and/or State Fair. 

March 1, 2016

Older Iowans have access to online videos on nutrition, physical activity and food safety on the Mid Life and Beyond web site.

October 27, 2015

Do you help take care of an older family member or friend? If so, you are not alone. Over 65 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or on an intermittent basis.  You will want to learn more about the Powerful Tools for Caregivers program.

October 13, 2015

Parents want to protect their children, but it’s challenging. Youth need skills to help them resist the peer pressure that leads to risky behaviors.  This program provides support for parents and youth.

August 20, 2015

Find the typical cash rental rates for Poweshiek County. 

June 24, 2015

DES MOINES – A new detection of an invasive pest has been positively identified after a larva sample was collected from a city-owned tree in Grinnell on June 16, 2015. This brings the total of confirmed infested counties to 25 since emerald ash borer was first discovered in Iowa in 2010. This small, metallic-green beetle native to Asia kills ash tree species.

June 5, 2015

Click here for June's edition of Words on Wellness.

May 27, 2015

June program offers landscaping designs and trough gardening information

Montezuma, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Poweshiek County office is hosting the sixth annual “Growing Season”webinar series at Grinnell, Iowa, during {June, July and August}. Gardeners will learn about creative ideas for theme gardens, planting trough gardens, water features and conservation, attracting butterflies and bees, and growing herbs.

May 27, 2015

The Poweshiek County Master Gardeners will be hosting a Master Garden Tour in Montezuma on Tuesday, June 9th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This fundraiser is a great opportunity for you to begin your summer by strolling through the beautiful gardens in Montezuma before enjoying the kick-off of Montezuma’s “Nights on the Square” from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

May 8, 2015

The cash rental rate information presented in this publication is the result of a survey of farmers, landowners, lenders, real estate brokers, and professional farm managers.  Click here to download the current Cast Rent Survey.

May 6, 2015

Click here for the May edition of Words On Wellness.

February 24, 2015

Click here for the March edition of Words on Wellness.

February 5, 2015

Join us Tuesday, February 10th as Steve Johnson, ISU Extension and Outreach Farm & Ag Specialist, and Chris Beavers, Ag Yield Director of Business Development and Sales, discuss Crop Marketing Strategies and Tools.

January 28, 2015

Click here for specific dates and times for the Feedlot Facility Workshops.

January 28, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach, Prairie State Select Sires and Agrarian Marketing Corporation offer clinics

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