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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Clay County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, farm, business or community, look to Clay County Extension and Iowa State University Extension for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions!

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Bill Biedenfeld, the 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee.
March 19, 2018

The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame honors 4-H volunteers, supporters and pioneers who have made a significant contribution to the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program.  Nominations must be received by May 15, 2018 in the form of a letter or email to the Clay County Extension Office, 110 West 4th Street, Suite 100, Spencer.

Feeling stretched caring for an adult with chronic conditions?
March 14, 2018

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is an educational series designed to provide caregivers - family members, hospital staff, nursing home staff, volunteers and anyone else - with the tools they need to take care of themselves. 

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” course at the Sanborn Library every Monday evening from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. beginning April 2 through May 7.

March 14, 2018
Clay County 4-H Seniors

Are you planning to continue educational opportunities following high school graduation?  We encourage you to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Clay County 4-H Youth Council and the Clay County Bankers Association.

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March 7, 2018

The Youth Program Summer Assistant supports Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with the preparation and delivery of summer educational programs. Primary responsibilities include support and coordination of K-12 youth programs, especially in relation to Clay County Youth Fair preparation as part of the 4-H Youth Development Program in Clay County to improve the effectiveness and efficient delivery of programming to the citizens and youth of Clay County.

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December 8, 2017

The 2018Crop Advantage Series offers a unique opportunity for farmers and crop advisersto hear current research and crop production information from Iowa State University in their own back yard. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will travel to 14 locations around Iowa from Jan. 3-26, providing updated management options and recommendations on current and future crop production issues. In addition, meetings will also offer continuing educations credits for Certified Crop Advisers (CCA) and pesticide safety recertification.

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4-H Public Leadership Experience 2018

Senior 4-H’ers participated in the Iowa Extension Council Association’s 4-H Public Leadership Experience. They met with legislators, toured the capitol, and learned about the legislative process and the bearing it has on Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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March 21, 2018 03:07 PM

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