The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is the lead agency responding to avian influenza in Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach will continue to be involved in the response. The College of Veterinary Medicine has posted resources at http://vetmed.iastate.edu/aiv-background-and-resources.
The Washington County Extension Office announces their Clover University summer day camp dates and topics. Registration forms were sent through the schools the week of May 4 and are due June 1. Registrations will be accepted beginning May 4. Click here for registration form.
The Washington County Extension Office will again host their annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day. The camp will be held on Thursday, June 4, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The cost is $10 per child and includes t-shirt, goody bag, snacks, and safety information.
A Babysitting Basics Training Course will be offered to help youth learn how to be responsible babysitters. Topics to be covered include employer expectations, caring for infants and young children, age appropriate toys and activities, safety, emergency, and first aid procedures.