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County News

September 3, 2015

  The 4-H Spaghetti Supper is a fun event, hosted by our 4-H members, that encourages our youth to communicate with the community and work together.

September 4, 2015

As children learn to read, they also must learn to understand what they are reading. By reading to and with beginning readers, parents can help their children build these skills for greater success in school.

September 4, 2015

The 29th Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 28 in Dubuque, Iowa.  This year’s focus is on market outlooks for livestock, grains and dairy along with the issues of crop cash rents, dairy beef, and organic dairying. 

August 25, 2015

The 2014 Farm Bill changed dairy farm support programs to one that is insurance based now called the Margin Protection Program for Dairy or MPP.  Mark your calendar and register for this fast approaching opportunity for dairy producers.

August 19, 2015

Back-to-school transitions can be both exciting and a bit scary for children -- and their parents -- whether they’re preparing for the first day of preschool, moving to a new school or entering middle school. However, there are several things parents can do to help ease these fears, according to Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 1, 2015 08:53 AM

Food microbiologist Shannon Coleman is a new assistant professor in food science and human nutrition and a Human Sciences Extension and...

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