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County News

Back of truck filled with produce from the Master Gardener Donation Garden.
October 14, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program partnered with food pantries across Iowa in an effort to reduce food insecurity in the state.

October 7, 2019

Are you interested in learning how to quilt in a fun, hands-on way?   There are three different Beginners Quilting Workshops scheduled for 4th through 12th graders.  Limit of 8 youth per workshop and registration is online.  

Steve Johnson, ISU Extension and Outreach Farm Management Specialist
September 30, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct Farm Bill: ARC/PLC & Farm Financial Decisions meetings statewide this fall.

Boy pouring liquid into another cup of liquid as part of an experiment.
September 17, 2019

Kindergarten-3rd graders are invited to have some Spooky Science fun on their day off from school!

Green and red 4-H Clover Kids logo.
August 28, 2019

Clover Kids is a fun, hand-on after school program for Kindergarten-3rd graders.


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