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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.  

October 16, 2014

Union County Extension Child and Adult Care Food Program Assistant/Clerical Support

The Union County Extension Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is currently looking for a detailed and people-oriented  individual to fill this position.

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.

October 15, 2014

A list of all ten 4-H clubs available in Union County along with a brief desription of each club. Union County also offers two separate Clover Kid groups, one in Creston and one in East Union, for those K-3rd graders. A 4-H Youth Council has also been started and currently seeking 9th-12th grade 4-H members to join. 

For more information or questions about 4-H, Clover Kids or Youth Council then contact Haley Jones at the extension office: hjones@iastate.edu or 641-782-8426. 


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