Clarke County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Clarke County

As time seems to fly by don't forget that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is available with research based information for you. Be sure to check out the latest edition of Words on Wellness for the latest in nutrition and fitness.As always our office is open if you have any questions be sure to give us a call! See what Extension can do for you!

County News

August 29, 2018

Clarke County Extension is currently looking for a part time Nutrition Education Program Coordinator to provide nutrition education to the Clarke and Murray elementary students.  Applications are being accepted through Friday, September 7, 2018.  If you enjoy working with youth this may be the position for you.  

August 23, 2018

Paula has a deep dedication and love of the 4-H program that all started when she was just 9 years old.  She is always willing to step up and help any exhibitor reach their goals with their 4-H projects.  As a project leader, she enjoys sharing her knowledge of sheep with 4-Hers through workshops, guidance, direction, and hard work.  Paula is an active supporter and has a strong commitment to current and future 4-H members.  Congratuations to Paula on her 2018 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction.

August 21, 2018

We are pleased to announce the 2019 4-H Project Scholarship application is now available!  If there is a special project you have been wanting to do but have limited funding available this is the opportunity for you!  Applications are due to the Clarke County Extension Office by 4:30 pm on Friday, September 21st.  Call the Clarke County Extension Office at (641) 342-3316 if you have any questions or stop by to pick up a copy of the application. 

August 13, 2018

It is hard to believe that it is almost time to get enrolled in Clarke County 4-H already.  Adventures await for all Clarke County Youth.  Kindergarten - 3rd Grade have a great Clover Kids program available while those grades 4th - 12th have traditional and specialized clubs available.  Members explore a wide variety of life skills including healthy living, the environment, citizenship, plants and animals, science and technology, and expressive arts through hands-on activities in a non-competitive environment.  Watch for updates here for more details!

Sheep Goats
March 30, 2018

Workshops available to all K-12 grade 4-H'ers and are a great opportunity for all participants--beginners to advanced.

Download printable flyer with session information here

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