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County News

April 8, 2020

Social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine: the changes from COVID-19 can be hard to handle. However, Iowans can turn to Iowa Concern for help, says Tammy Jacobs, coordinator for the long-time service from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  With a toll-free phone number, live chat capabilities and a website, Iowa Concern services are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week at no charge. Iowa Concern provides access to stress counselors and an attorney for legal education, as well as information and referral services for a wide variety of topics.

February 4, 2020

The current outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus originated in China but has now spread internationally, impacting an increasing number of countries. In the coming days and weeks, we expect more confirmed cases in the United States, including more person-to-person spread. The goal of an aggressive ongoing public health response is to prevent spread of this virus in the community in the United States.
 

August 6, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fayette County will be offering Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) trainings in their office located at 218 South Main Street in Fayette on several dates in the coming months.

August 5, 2020

Ann Egan, of Sumner, has been a leader for the Fremont Friends club for 40 years. She volunteered, along with many co-leaders over the years, to lead the club for her children, and she is still leading today for several of her grandchildren.  Ann has served at the county level on various committees over the years. In 2010, she led her club in securing a Pioneer Grant to revamp the floral building at the fairgrounds.

August 3, 2020

Informational Online Workshops Offered Free to Iowans on August 10 and August 14

Iowa farmers entered 2020 with uncertainty regarding trade agreements with China and the uncertainty has escalated with the impacts of COVID-19. Farming continues – including decisions on farmland rental arrangements.  With ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide free webinars to reach individuals who prefer to avoid in-person gatherings.  The programs are offered to address questions from landowners, tenants or others with interest in leasing and managing farmland.  The free 90-minute webinars will be offered on August 10 at 6 to 7:30pm; and again on August 14 at 9:30 to 11am. Pre-registration is required. 
 

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