County News

November 19, 2012

As pleasant as the holiday season can be, it often becomes a time of high stress, unrealistic expectations and financial challenges. But the holidays don’t have to mean drained savings accounts and bills to pay in January, says Joy Rouse, a family life program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 1, 2012

Updates on the latest crop production products and recommendations are the featured topics at meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension at twolocations in December.

October 29, 2012

Join us for the 2012 Awards Night November 4th, 2012!

October 29, 2012

Words on Wellness November Issue is now available.  Click Here.

October 11, 2012

On October 10, 2012, millions of young people across the nation became scientists for the day during the fifth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD). NYSD is the premier event for 4-H science programming, bringing together youth, volunteers and educators from across the nation to simultaneously complete a national science experiment.

October 10, 2012

All Marion, Mahaska, Poweshiek, and Jasper County Intermediate level (7th & 8th grade) 4-H Members are invited to attend the 2012 Camp Out at the Iowa 4-H Camp in Madrid, IA on October 20th & 21st!

October 5, 2012

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is a 4-H leadership program for high school youth, grades 10th – 12th, from across the country. Every summer nearly 1,600 young people stay at the National 4-H Conference Center, near Washington, D.C., to participate in this week-long program. 

October 3, 2012

Design your personal locker sign and put it on your school locker October 7-13 in honor of National 4H Week!

October 2, 2012

So far this harvest, a lot of corn and soybeans have gone into storage at temperatures in the 70s and some 80s. With grain this warm, moisture migration and spoilage can occur quickly, even with fairly dry grain.

October 1, 2012

Now that your record book is complete, click here to learn how to apply for awards.

October 1, 2012

The Words On Wellness Issue for October is now available.

September 27, 2012

September 22nd and October 20th at 10 am (Southern Iowa Fairgrounds - Oskaloosa)

Click here for show information.

September 27, 2012

Open Horse Show

September 22 and October 20 @ 10:00 AM (Southern Iowa Fairgrounds - Oskaloosa)

September 10, 2012

County Council would like to invite Junior Members (current 4th, 5th and 6th graderes) to Diamond Lake on Saturday, September 22nd.

August 27, 2012

For the first time in 15 years there are major changes in school lunches that will result in healthier meals for kids. What’s changing? The new school meals will contain more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables; low-fat or non-fat milk; and less sodium and fat. The meals will also be “right sized”– portion sizes will be based on a student’s age.

August 27, 2012

Poweshiek County was well represented at the Iowa State Fair this year.  Click here to look at the results.

August 24, 2012

The Words On Wellness Issue for September is now available.

August 22, 2012

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

August 17, 2012

Click here to download Livestock ID Forms.

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