County News

waynecountyextensioncouncil
July 13, 2016

Four Wayne County residents have been appointed to the Iowa State University Extension Council Nominating Committee, Pat Swartzlander, council chairperson announced.  The committee is charged with nominating candidates for the (four) vacancies on the council before August 10, 2016.

waynecountyextensioncouncil
June 16, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Wayne County Extension council soon will begin the process to fill four seats on the council.

March 3, 2016

Older Iowans are always looking for ways to improve their quality of life.

powerpayreducingdebt
March 3, 2016

Use your tax refund to save money! PowerPay can show you how paying your debts early will reduce your total interest cost. PowerPay© is a free tool that can help you make that happen.

March 2, 2016

The 5th and 6th graders of Wayne County are learning about many fruits and vegetables.

wordsonwellness
February 23, 2016

Healthy lifestyle changes are hard to make but with the right information and support those changes can come more easily. “Words on Wellness,” a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach newsletter from Iowa State University, has been providing Iowans with that support and useful information on staying healthy for the past six years.

March 3, 2016

Girl Talk is a series of discussions designed to facilitate communication about the future between fifth and sixth grade girls and their moms.

takecontrolofyourmoney
January 12, 2016

With the new year upon us, many folks make resolutions to improve their finances. And even those who don't make resolutions find themselves assessing their financial situations as they receive year end account statements, tax documents and holiday bills. It's a perfect time to take the on-line independent study resource, "Take Control of Your Money."

December 7, 2015

At any time in your career you can take steps to create an economically successful retirement. Retirement: Secure Your Future is an ISUEO publication series designed to help.

October 7, 2015

We have a complete list of agricultural program specialists sorted by specialty or by name.

October 7, 2015

Parents want to protect their children, but it’s challenging. Youth need skills to help them resist the peer pressure that leads to risky behaviors.  This program provides support for parents and youth.

June 2, 2015

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair, and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

November 3, 2014

The 2016 Wayne County Fair dates have been set for July 26 - August 1, 2015

July 24, 2014

Buying and selling locally produced food revitalizes rural communities and neighborhoods by creating and keeping jobs and money in the community. This video from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explains some of those advantages.

stormrecoveryguide
June 5, 2014

The forces of nature – wind, water, earthquake, and extremes of temperature – can leave behind debris – strewn areas, contaminated water, spoiled food, displaced wildlife and conditions which, if not treated properly, may lead to health problems.  In the attached publication you’ll find information to help you avoid and recover from some of the hazards created by wind and water; severe winter weather is covered in a separate publication.  Remember to take care of yourself and your family first, and then deal with the things you may have lost to the disaster.


 

January 23, 2014

The 15 percent of Iowans age 65 or older may be retirement age, but that doesn’t mean they are retiring. Many are remaining in the workforce or are looking for new opportunities. Mid Life & Beyond: The Whole Picture, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps them examine how they want to live during their next stage of life.

November 6, 2013

Historian, mentor and friend are some of the roles that today’s grandparents play. In November, learn about how important grandparents can be in the lives of their grandchildren in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 25, 2013

It's time to re-enroll  or sign up for the first time for 4-H!  Go to 4Honline.com, you can do it all from there.

September 25, 2013

This group answers questions relating to the Affordable Care Act and its effect on people's personal finances. We help people to make informed health insurance choices and to plan for health care costs.

March 6, 2013

Deciding what food is safe to eat and what food should be tossed can be confusing, given the various terms used with dates printed on food containers.

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