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Catherine DeLong, a water quality expert with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, addresses spring pond care concerns for Iowans.

Lisa Louck Headshot with congratulations for Excellence in Partnership Award

Iowa DNR District Forester, Lisa Louck, was recognized for the Excellence in Partnership to Iowans Award at the 2022 ISU Extension Southeast Iowa County Services Awards ceremony. 

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Food Safety Escape Challenge will focus on how to protect the children in your care from foodborne illness and meets the food safety training requirement for IQ4K. 

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Women Managing Farm Finances, a four-week course focusing on financial documentation for decision-making and tax preparation, is being offered in March & April. 

Janet Smith Headshot

Janet Smith has accepted the position of director of field operations with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach serving the southern half of Iowa. She begins the position March 15.

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People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to Question, Persuade, and Refer someone to help.

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Wellbeing is not an end. It's a journey. Find tools to keep working on your own path at a new program from ISU Extension & Outreach. 

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You're invited to a FREE interactive lunch & learn to attain phrases and skills for speaking up effectively against bias. 

Madeline Schultz presenting Tara Neal with Women Impacting Ag Award

Four women making positive changes in Iowa agriculture were honored at the sixth annual Iowa Women in Ag Leadership Conference. And you may recognize a Des Moines County name! 

Save the Date, 2/07/2023

The Des Moines County 4-H Community DInner and Live Auction is BACK in 2023!