West Pottawattamie County

4-Her travel to Kansas City!

2013 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Report

4-H Lego Robotics Summer Camp

4-H Quilts of Valor Project

MG Decorates Pots for Winter

4-Hers Charms for Charity

ISU Extension and Outreach: West Pottawattamie

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County News

April 16, 2014

Cooking, hiding, and decorating eggs is popular this time of year. There are some important safe handling methods we need to remember when participating in these activities.

April 15, 2014

Training is being held on Saturday, May 17, 2014  for Growing Up WILD, an award-winning national program, at Hitchcock Nature Center near Honey Creek. 8:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m.  Cost: $15.00—includes snack, activity materials, and 128-page guide.

March 20, 2014

Check out the new April 2014 WOW newsletter! This newsletter is written by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists working in the field and on campus. Published monthly, it promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.

March 20, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach now has a new newsletter for older adults.  "NEWS You Can Use" will be available monthly. 
April 2014 is now available.

March 19, 2014

Master Gardeners of West Pottawattamie County offer $50.00 grants to classroom teachers to help provide horticulture education to Pottawattamie County students.  The grant will be used to purchase materials and related supplies for your classroom’s horticulture plans. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 3, 2014 11:09 AM

“Do I have to go to church today?” How parents respond when children ask questions about religion and spirituality can...

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