County News

August 11, 2016

PLP is designed to help you achieve your personal, professional and civic goals. You'll enjoy learning alongside people from your community with diverse backgrounds and perspectives while broadening your knowledge of currect county issues. Sign up today! 

August 9, 2016

As we get ready to start a new school year, parents wonder what they can do to help their children succeed in school. The Dare to Excel monthly newsletters have tips for creating a home environment that promotes learning on several topics.

July 10, 2016

Water is essential to live.  Your body loses water every day when you breathe, sweat, and go to the bathroom. The rate of loss increases when exposed to summer’s hot outside temperatures.  What should you do to avoid dehydration?

June 21, 2016

Master Gardeners take an active interest in growing vegetables, flowers and trees. They are enthusiastic, willing to learn, and have the ability to communicate and share their knowledge with diverse groups of people. 

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 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 26, 2015

Your Extension connection to nutrition and fitness.

August 22, 2012

Click here to get all the information for Intermediate, Junior, and Senior awards.

August 17, 2012

Click here to download record keeping forms.

June 11, 2012

Monthly newsletter for Poweshiek 4-H members, leaders, familes and friends.

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