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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Calhoun County

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County News

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May 21, 2019

Here is the latest newsletter dated May 21, 2019 from Angie Rieck-Hinz, Field Agronomist.

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May 7, 2019

“Words on Wellness' is a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices

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April 3, 2019

Calhoun County Expo is July 10 through July 14

Registration is open NOW!

Flooded Field
March 20, 2019

Floods are one of the most common, and most costly, natural disasters.  Preparing for flood situations can minimize injury to yourself and your family and speed the recovery process.  These resources will help you prepare and recover from flooding situations.

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February 6, 2019

Nutrition Education with Seniors:  See the current newsletter for simple tips to boost your fruit and vegetable intake and ordering from SHARE.

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

5 videos: Laura Jesse Iles, director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic, explains how to raise and care for monarchs – from collecting the eggs to releasing adult butterflies to the world.

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