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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Shelby County

 

Look to Shelby County Extension & Outreach and Iowa State University when you have decisions that affect your life.

               OFFICE HOURS:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

          NOW HIRING: SUMMER 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT   

Applications are available at the Shelby County Extension Office, 906 6th St., Harlan, phone 712-755-3104 or download below.  To apply, please send application and references to the Shelby County Extension Office, 906 6th St., Harlan, IA 51537 or email materials to mtaggs@iastate.edu  Position open until filled.  To be guaranteed consideration, apply by 5 p.m. Feb. 24, 2017.  AA/EEOE
 

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County News

January 23, 2017
ISU Extension and Outreach research compares income, debt for all types of Iowa farms.

It’s no secret that the farm economy has faced a downturn since its peak in 2012. But how has the downturn affected farmers, specifically related to their farm income and levels of farm debt? A new study by David Peters, associate professor and extension rural sociologist with Iowa State University, aims to directly answer those questions.

January 19, 2017
 ISU Extension and Outreach trains volunteers to provide free tax preparation 

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach supports the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program to help Iowans with lower incomes save money on their tax return preparation.

January 19, 2017

With winter’s cold and ice here, spring planting might not exactly be front-of-mind. But this is a perfect time to get a jump start on spring by germinating and starting seedlings indoors, which later can be transplanted outside for optimal growth during warmer weather.

January 4, 2017

Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life. Purpose is the number one factor in living a fulfilled life, says Kristi Cooper, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 30, 2016

One of the best parts of the holiday season is adding colorful seasonal plants to the home. That includes the poinsettia. However, poinsettias do require special care to reach their full potential.

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Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 24, 2017 02:27 PM

According to the newly released Iowa Learning Farms 2016 Field Day Evaluation Report, the number of Iowa cover crop acres grew by...

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