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County News

September 8, 2014

It is hard to believe that it is time to get enrolled in Union County 4-H already.  Adventures await for all Union County Youth.  Kindergarten - 3rd Grade have a great Clover Kids program available while those grades 4th - 12th have traditional and specialized clubs available.  Members explore a wide variety of life skills including healthy living, the environment, citizenship, plants and animals, science and technology, and expressive arts through hands-on activites in a non-competitive environment.  

November 13, 2014

There is no significant difference in quality between a fresh or a frozen turkey; the choice is based on personal preference. There are, however, some important things to look for when shopping for your turkey.

November 12, 2014

Facilitator training available December 9/10 to help Latino youth suceed in school.  Juntos: Together for a Better Education, is a 6-week series of workshops designed for Latino families with 8th, 9th, or 10th grade students. The goal is to have families, school staff, and community partners, promote high school graduation among Latino youth and to explore paths to higher education. 

October 16, 2014

Record books are due to the extension office by October 31st! Click here for forms and directions on how to complete a record book.

October 15, 2014

Page County Extension is offering Women Managing Cattle on November 6, 13, and 20. This successful program has been held in Red Oak, Oskaloosa, and Coon Rapids. The participants have been women who run large and small cattle operators, women thinking about starting a cow-calf herd, and women who want to know more to help their husbands. I am glad we can offer the course in southwest Iowa.


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