County News

March 20, 2017

This is a temporary position from May 22-July 28, 2017 (Maximum of 40 hours/week up to 400 hours total). Salary is $7.25 and mileage to events.(Hours and mileage paid at end of month). For more information and applications please contact the Tama County Extension & Outreach Office at (641)484-2703 or stop at office at 203 W. High St. Toledo, IA  52342. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2017. Job description Job application

March 17, 2017

What special-themed 4-H camps will be offered this summer at the Iowa 4-H Center

June 9-11, 2017 Shooting Sports Youth Camp, June 19-22, 2017 Drone Discovery Camp, June 25-29, 2017 Spanish Immersion Camp, July 9-14, 2017 Young Women in Business Leadership Camp, July 9-14, 2017 Design Dimensions Camp

Summer Camp Brochure

Summer camp information packet and health forms

March 9, 2017

Hands-on workshops for women discussing:
● crop growth and development ● cover crops ● scouting ●
● pest management ● water quality ● and much more ●

Free, biweekly workshops begin in late April, with dates and locations to be determined nearer to crop planting

February 23, 2017

Do you provide care and support to a family member who is elderly, ill or has a disability Being a family caregiver comes with many responsibilities. Families are challenged to determine what is best for the person needing care and the impact on the family. The workshop series includes: development of a notebook of financial records, presentations by community experts, case studies, lots of discussion. The fee will be $35.00 for 5 sessions May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6 and June 13. It will be held at the Living Faith United Methodist Church 309 E. 11th St. Tama, IA 52339

see brochure here

November 22, 2016

Join our community of beginning farmers. Our peer networks are for new farmers who want to enhance their farm business success and develop a network with other beginning farmers and farmers with a common interest.

October 26, 2015
July 23, 2015

By dropping some common high-cost habits and trying a few cost-cutting strategies, families can make their food dollars go further. ISU Extension and Outreach helps Iowans get resources and find answers to challenges brought on by avian influenza.

Oven canning
October 3, 2013

Preserving food by canning in the oven has been a hot topic this summer.  It seems everyone is looking for a shortcut to preserve food at home.  Oven canning is NOT a safe shortcut!  Learn why.

June 6, 2011

In general, Iowans find Iowa State University Extension resources helpful. But Sometimes a human voice and an immediate response to a question or concern are needed - then Iowans turn to ISU Extension hotlines

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