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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Worth County

Worth County Extension has many programs to offer every group of individuals. We have excellent family programs and resources, wonderful opportunities for youth K-12 to get involved in from 4-H to Clover Kids and more. We have outstanding resources and programs for area farmers and residents. Our office is always a wealth of information for anyone looking for an answer - and if we don't know, we'll find out!
It's always a great time to Join 4-H! If you're interested in becoming a 4-H member or just want more information, please contact the Extension Office at 641-324-1531 or email us at xworth@iastate.edu and we'll be sure you get the help you need!

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County News

March 8, 2016

Why join 4-H? The possibilities are endless!  
Contact our office for information on the many opportunities Worth County 4-H has to offer.

Financing of Caregiving Meeting August 4th


      The Worth and Winnebago Women, Land and Legacy group will host a “Financing of Caregiving” Meeting at the Diamond Jo Event Center at 777 Diamond Jo Lane at Rural Northwood on Thursday, August 4th. The program will get underway with a meal at 5:15 P.M. and the speaker to follow at 6 P.M. until around 7 o’clock. Brenda Schmitt, Iowa State University Extension Family Finance Specialist will be presenting information about financial planning for future long term healthcare needs including nursing home insurance. Participants are asked to please make meal reservations by calling the Winnebago County Soil and Water Conservation Office in Thompson at 641-584 2211 EXT.3 or by phoning the Worth County Soil and Water Conservation Office in Northwood at 641-324-1819 EXT. 3 Those wanting more information about the meeting are asked to please contact Dennis Johnson at Worth County Extension at 641-324-1531 or E-Mail him at djohn@iastate.edu

    Farmland Leasing Meeting August 4th

        The Worth County Extension Service will host a Farmland Leasing Meeting on Thursday, August 4th at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Kensett beginning at 9 A.M. The featured speaker for the program will be Kelvin Leibold, Iowa State University Extension Regional Farm Management Specialist. There will be a $20 registration fee per person or $30 per couple to cover the cost of the program and 100 page notebook that will be provided. The meeting will cover information about current land values, cash rental rates, calculating cash and flexible rental rates, Farm Bill updates and more. For more information please call Dennis Johnson, Worth County Extension Education Specialist at 641-390-0795 or E-Mail him at djohn@iastate.edu.  





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