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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Shelby County

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

UPCOMING PROGRAMS -

 Your Money, Your Future: beginning November 6th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, lunch beginning at 11:45 am.
Make your money work for you.    No cost to attend and lunch will be provided!  Sign Up Today!
 
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Powerful Tools for Caregivers: beginning September 22nd 2:00 to 4:30pm.
Powerful Tools for caregivers is a class designed to provide you-the family caregiver-with the skills you need to take care of yourself.  Six two-and-a-half hour class sessions held once a week are led by certified, experienced class leaders. To register, contact Shelby County Extension & Outreach. 755-3104 or email mtaggs@iastate.edu
  

NEWSLETTERS -

November "Words on Wellness" Newsletter
November 4-H Newsletter

County News

October 17, 2014

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences program specialist and Iowa Concern Hotline coordinator. Contact Iowa Concern Hotline to talk or chat online with stress counselors, seek out legal education and other appropriate resources.

October 9, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held across the state to explain options available under the new Farm Bill.

October 1, 2014

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of attempted child abductions that happen close to home. Finding the balance between emotions and the “teachable moment” as parents talk to their children is important, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

August 20, 2014

Considering the high cost of health insurance, farm families should become familiar with changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialists in family finance discuss the implications for farm families in the August issue of Ag Decision Maker.

August 15, 2014

Now is prime time to establish a lawn from seed. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on selecting seed and planting a new lawn, as well as overseeding an existing lawn.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 13, 2014 02:06 PM

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

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