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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Webster County

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County News

Citizenship Washington Focus
August 26, 2015

WANTED:  4-H members currently in 10th - 12th grades.  We have the trip you have been waiting for - the 2016 Citizenship Washington Focus trip!  Webster, Hamilton, Humboldt, Hardin & Wright counties team up for this one in a lifetime trip to the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  This is an outstanding opportunity and a great way to meet new friends from across the country.

August 13, 2015

Cover crops, Sudden Death Syndrome of soybean, and fall fertilizer decisions will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm.  The field day will take place September 3rd at the south location of the Research Farm (1040 James Ave., Kanawha - which is about a mile south of Kanawha on county road R35).

August 11, 2015

There will be a FREE Field Day showing conservation at work on Wednesday, September 2nd from 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Ann Smeltzer Learning Farm on County Road P59, Otho.  The agenda consists of tours of the farm starting at 4:00 p.m., a complimentary supper grilled by the Webster Co. Cattlemen at 5:00 p.m.with the Program to follow and ending with more tours of the farm.

July 17, 2015

You and your parents are invited to attend the Strengthening Families Program.  It's fun & free!  Evening meals are provided and free child care is provided for younger siblings.  Students receive $3 each week they attend.  This program has been successful over the past 10 years with more than 900 families participating from the Fort Dodge area.

March 12, 2015

Did you know that there are estimated 76 million food borne illnesses each year and 225 to 300 million cases of acute gastroenteritis? That figures out to be once a year for each of us.

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