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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Cedar County
 
As your front door to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, we are your access to information and service to improve the quality of life in your community.  We provide research based information and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, youth development, and family relationships. 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday -- 8:00 am - Noon & 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

2017 Stakeholder Report for Cedar County
 

OFFICE MANAGER POSITION AVAILABLE

Seeking energetic professional to work in an office team atmosphere. The Office Manager is responsible for providing organizational support as office assistant. Manages marketing and organizational advancement. Fulfills role of assistant bookkeeper. Coordinates Agriculture and Natural program logistics. Manages office logistics. This is a 40 hours per week position.  Additional Information Available

We are hiring!

We are looking for 2 part time, temporary summer staff to plan and run our summer camps.  Applications are due February 23 at 4pm.
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Healthy Relationship Education

Cedar County CPPC along with Cedar County Extension and Outreach is offering a one day training on Healthy Relationship Education for professionals working with couples, families and children.  The Training will be held on Wednesday, March 7th from 8:30am - 4:00 pm and will be held at the Cedar County Extension Office at 107 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772.  Lunch will be provided.  The class will be free for those who serve Cedar County Residents and $100 for those outside of Cedar County.  For more information and registration form click here.

Raising School Ready Readers

Help give your child a head start on school readiness by getting to know the literacy skills their teachers will teach them:

  • Concepts of Print
  • Writing
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Letter-Sound Knowledge
  • Comprehension
  • Oral Language

Not familiar with these concepts?  No stress - most parents aren't.  But you can come learn with us on 5 Thursdays starting on February 1st from 5:30 - 6:45 here at the Cedar County Extension Office.  For more information please down load the reistration form here.  

Safe Sleep for New or Expecting Moms

Join us on Wednesday January 17th from 6-7 pm at the ISU Extension Office *107 Cedar St* Tipton, IA to learn about the most current safe sleep guidelines all parents should know and share with family, day care providers, and anyone who cares for your baby.  You will also learn about immunizations, car seat safety, infant crying and postpartum depression/anxiety.  No cost to participants.  No income restricitions.  Participating parents will receive a FREE Pack and Play, Halo Sleep Sack, car sear and other infant care items provided by the Community Foundation of Cedar County.  To register call 563-886-2226.  Space is limited so please register one week in advance.  Calss is open to grandparnets and other caregivers, but to receive the gifts participants must reside in Cedar County and be preganat or have an infant ag 0-6 months.   

Cedar County Commodity Scholarships

The annual agricultural scholarships through the Cedar County Commodity groups is now available for senior students.  The scholarships applications can be found below.  Students should remember to complete all of the scholarship application information, select references who can identify with the youth they are completing a reference for, turn in the completed scholarship application by the due date of March 9, 2018 to the Cedar County Extension Office, and only apply for scholarships you are eligible for.  Be sure to read over each application carefully and contact the Cedar County Extension Office if you have any questions.

 
4-H Information for Cedar County 
 
Eastern Iowa Crop Information
 
Farm Management Information
 
Cedar County Endowment Fund
 
 
ServSafe Information

Fair Dates:

  • Cedar County Fair:  July 11 - 15, 2018
  • Iowa State Fair - August 9 - 19, 2018

County News

February 19, 2018


Seeking energetic professional to work in an office team atmosphere. The Office Manager is responsible for providing organizational support as office assistant. Manages marketing and organizational advancement. Fulfills role of assistant bookkeeper. Coordinates Agriculture and Natural program logistics. Manages office logistics. This is a 40 hours per week position. 

Health Insurance
November 14, 2017

Are you in need of Health insurance for you or your family and finding it difficult to find information so you
can make an informed decision?  Refer to information in the following news article in making your decision.

November 11, 2017

The Cedar County Extension Council is now accepting requests by 4-H members, clubs, and county groups for grants from the Cedar County 4-H Endowment fund.

PQA Plus Logo
January 12, 2018

Pork Producers who need to renew their Pork Quality Assurance Plus have an opportunity to attend a meeting at the Cedar County Extension Office on February 16, 2018.

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November 11, 2017

Do you find that you have questions about your house plants or how to care
for the fruits and vegetables you harvested this fall to use during the winter months?

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 21, 2018 12:34 PM

Due to beneficial weather conditions that increased kernel fill last fall, producers need to take precautions to mitigate corn spoilage...

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