County News

March 31, 2016

Tama County Extension and Outreach seeks an Executive Director responsible for educational program planning & delivery, budget & facilities management, day to day supervision of staff. Coordinates programming in agriculture and natural resources, community & economic development, human sciences, & 4-H youth development in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Responsible for marketing/public relations & networking with community organizations/ agencies. Reports to Tama County Extension  and Outreach Council. Bachelor's Degree required. 5 years supervisory experience or equivalent & 2 years' experience in coordinating delivery of educational services & programs or equivalent. Salary commensurate with experience. Cover letter, resume, application & 3 references required. Apply at office 203 W. High St Toledo, IA or e-mail information to upload.Tama_Co.4lzrejuy4s@u.box.com. Guaranteed consideration date  April 30. Open until filled. Application Job Description

October 26, 2015
September 1, 2015

A record breaking 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 91 counties were inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 23 at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Inductees or their representatives were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage. A reception, sponsored by donors to the Iowa 4-H Foundation, was held shortly after the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame presentations.

July 23, 2015

Recent weather conditions may have pond owners battling an abundance of aquatic plants. While the plants are a necessary and beneficial component of a natural ecosystem, too many can cause issues for pond owners, says an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach fisheries specialist.

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.

February 22, 2012
WOW

Words on Wellness is your Tama County extension connection to nutrition and fitness.

June 6, 2011

Are you ready to 'Make Friends' and 'Have Fun?' Then join 4-H!

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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