County News

Off the Grid logo
February 23, 2018

Go off the grid and enjoy the great outdoors at Pine Bluff 4-H Camp near Decorah!

Circle of Wellbeing
February 15, 2018

A program designed to enhance adult individual wellbeing and quality of life in ways that are personally meaningful to participants.  Attend just one or all in the's up to you!



4-H Clover
February 1, 2018

You will want to read this newsletter cover-to-cover!  Lots of information on upcoming workshops, camps, challenges, and fair!

January 26, 2018

Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on Aging  is a program for adult children supporting their aging caregiver parents. 

grain marketing
January 25, 2018

Join us to learn about marketing grain!

$10 Challenge Information
January 22, 2018
Cooking Matters at the Store is a VIRTUAL guided grocery store tour that teaches participants to get the
most nutrition for their food dollar.
Cooking Matters at the Store ends with the $10 Challenge, an activity where participants use
the skills they learned to buy a healthy meal for a family of four, for under $10.
Your Money, Your Future - Making Ends Meet
January 22, 2018

Life is not about money — but how people manage their money impacts their quality of life, their family’s life,and the life of their community.A new course from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides the tools Iowans need to work toward financial goals.

Income Tax Preparation
January 22, 2018

If you have limited income and need help preparing and e-filing your tax return, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program may be able to help.

spruce tree
January 18, 2018

Information and Resources for Rural and Urban Families

January 5, 2018

Did you know?

71.6% of Iowa tested homes have radon above the EPA action level.  This is highest in the US (5 out of 7)
Radon is the No. 2 leading cause of lung cancer.
The average radon test levels in all 99 Iowa counties exceed the recommended radon mitigation level. (IA Dept.           Public Health)
The EPA recommends that every home be tested for radon.

Have a Happy New Year
January 2, 2018

Your Chickasaw County 4-H Connection for January 2018

childcare providers examining nature box
December 5, 2017

Local childcare providers  had the opportunity to participate in a pilot program linking nature and childcare.

December 4, 2017

Information and resources for rural and urban families

4-H Clover
December 1, 2017

Happy Holidays from all of us here at the Chickasaw County Extension and Outreach Office!

4-H Clover
October 31, 2017

Your Connection to Chickasaw County 4-H begins here!

4-H Grows Here
September 29, 2017

Happy National 4-H Week!  October 1-7

farm tour water
September 14, 2017

Nearly 100 high school students from New Hampton and some other surrounding schools participated in the Precision Ag and Animal Science Field Days earlier this week. The global purpose of the field days is to engage students in hands-on learning and create awareness of endless possibilities of careers right here in Northern Iowa.

September 14, 2017

More than 300 FFA members from 25 high schools in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin participated in the annual Iowa Dairy Expo held at the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation, Calmar.

it's free
September 14, 2017

Students in grades 3-5 will have a day full of fun and exploration on teacher in-service days in New Hampton this year when they sign up for The Explorer's Club!!

Clover Kids
September 14, 2017

Designed for kids in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade, Clover Kids is a fun way to start kids in 4-H!

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