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County News

PQA Plus
September 18, 2014

The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus©(PQA Plus©) program. One certification session has been set for September 24 at the Washington County Extension Office.

4-H 5K
September 11, 2014

4-H staff, county council and youth committee members are coordinating a fun, fall Saturday morning full of events on the Washington County Fairgrounds Saturday, October 4 to celebrate National 4-H Week.   Click here for flyer and registration form.

MyPlate for Older Adults
September 10, 2014

Check out the August NEWS (Nutrition Education with Seniors).  This is a nutrition newsletter targeted for older adults. October NEWS.  For more information contact Rachel Wall, Nutrition and Health Specialist, at wallr@iastate.edu.

Robert Emde
September 8, 2014

Robert Emde of Washington County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Eighty-two Iowa counties participated this year and 110 inductees were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H.

youth committee
September 5, 2014

4-H in Washington County cannot be what it is today without the many different types of volunteers.  The 4-H Youth Committee is one type of volunteer position.  This 17 member adult group meets monthly to review and plan events for the county.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 18, 2014 01:53 PM

Job growth in the retail and service sector has not matched the wages of manufacturing and other middle-skill level jobs lost over the...

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