County News

January 21, 2013

Join us Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 for the 2013 Weather and Market Outlook Seminars in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

January 20, 2013

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

December 26, 2012

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

December 5, 2012

Ideas, Strategies and Resources for Effective Parenting.

November 26, 2012

The December issue of Words On Wellness is now available.  Click here to download a copy.

November 21, 2012

Brooklyn, Iowa;  On Sunday, November 4th, Poweshiek County 4-H recognized local 4-Hers for their past year of accomplishments and kicked off the next year .  The evening’s theme was “One Team, One Mission”. Staff from the Iowa 4H center led the attendees in get acquainted and team building activities.  Following a potluck meal the Maggie Zehr led the National Anthem. 

November 21, 2012

The annual Master Gardener's Calendar is now available in time for the holidays!

November 20, 2012

School lunch can be a good source of nutrition for children. But the menu may not match their food preferences every day.  A popular alternative for parents is to pack a lunch, but the traditional “brown bag” of years past is not the safest way to send a child's lunch to school.  A new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach aims to guide parents on creating a healthy, balanced meal, while keeping the food safe until lunch time.

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)

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