County News

July 10, 2013

Brothers and sisters can seem to be arch enemies one moment and best friends the next, say family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs. During July, they’ll talk about sibling relationships in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

July 8, 2013

Grinnell, Iowa― ISU Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings in 10 different site in Central Iowa during late July and August. Meeting sites include Boone, Altoona, Nevada, Grinnell, Knoxville, Adel, Newton, Indianola, Marshalltown and Winterset and are coordinated by county ISU Extension and Outreach offices.

July 8, 2013

June's edition of Words on Wellness is now available by clicking here.

June 20, 2013

Poweshiek County Master Gardeners are hosting a fundraiser Master Garden Tour in Montezuma on July 6thfrom 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for you and your friends or family to stroll through the beautiful gardens in Montezuma.

June 3, 2013

Clover Kids

June 3, 2013

Events & Activities

May 29, 2013

June's edition of Words on Wellness is now available by clicking here.

May 29, 2013

Clover Kids

May 21, 2013

Poweshiek Leadership Program graduated its 2012-2013 participants May 9th at the English Valley Bed and Breakfast in Montezuma.  This year’s class consisted of twenty people that live or work in Poweshiek County.  Each participant is also sponsored by a local business or organization. 

May 19, 2013

The “Managing for Today and Tomorrow” is a five –session course offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This is a new Annie’s Project Course program that was held on Monday nights starting April 8th, 2013 through May 6th at Kinze Manufacturing in Williamsburg.

April 23, 2013

Click here for the latest information for leaders.

April 23, 2013

Click here for information pertaining to clubs and club officers.

April 23, 2013

Click here for the latest information and up-to-date forms for 4H projects

April 23, 2013

Click here for the latest information and up-to-date forms on animal projects.

March 25, 2013

April's Words on Wellness is now available by clicking here.

March 4, 2013

 Iowa farmers who perform custom work, hire work done, or some of both have the 2013 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey schedule as a guide in determining custom rates.

This information is based on a survey of 249 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers.  For each operation, the average rate from the survey and the range are shown.

February 28, 2013

Not sure exactly how to put your presentation together for your club meeting – or maybe a working exhibit is more to your liking.  Check out these tips: Presentation Pointers, Do a Working Exhibit, Electronic 4H Presentations. 

February 10, 2013

AMES, Iowa — Sometimes life is not fair — and that really can make a child mad. But adults can help children learn how to cope with their anger in positive ways. During February, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs offer tips for parents and teachers in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

February 10, 2013

AMES, Iowa — Parents have choices about ways to guide and discipline their children. In March, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar for parents and grandparents with tips on using love and limits to teach children to be respectful and responsible.

February 10, 2013
Dry conditions during much of 2012 and overgrazing late into the fall have damaged many Iowa
pastures. Pastures with bare areas and thin sod cover will be less productive and more susceptible
to weed encroachment. Most producers want to maintain their existing pastures, but might like
to improve them by doing some form of partial reseeding. Frostseeding is one method that
should be considered.
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