County News

September 11, 2018

Our Kids Count and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Floyd County are partnering for 9 Thursday nights, Oct 4-Dec 13 for fun family nutriton nights.  Call 641-228-1453 to register.

August 15, 2018

Floyd County Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Recerficiation Courses offered this fall.  For more information call 641-228-1453. 

September 5, 2017

Record Keeping Guidelines and Tips This is a suggested order of how your record book should look and pages you should have included. This makes a good check off list. 

Your Money Your Future logo
November 14, 2018

Life is not about money - but how you deal with oney has a huge impact on your quality of life, your family's life, and the life of your community.

When you have sound information and strong skills, you can make your money work for you and for your future. You can manage your money effectively, make better financial decisions and live according to your priorities. With sound financial management you can be financially secure throughout your life span.

Writing Your Retirement Paycheck logo
November 14, 2018

Take steps now to make your resources last a lifetime by determining your income needs in retirement and gathering current information about your retirement savings to evaluate progress and determine new savings goals!

Elderly man with cane
November 14, 2018
This highly interactive three-session program is designed to help participants recognize the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), to understand what causes PD, and how treatments work. The program will also describe what therapeutic activities can be done in the home.
Each 45-minute session will be led by ISU Extension and Outreach Field Specialist, Brenda Schmitt,  who is a trained class leader.
Elderly Couple photo
November 14, 2018
Do you provide care and support to a family member who is elderly, ill or has a disability?
Being a family caregiver comes with many responsibilities. Families are challenged to determine what is best for the person needing care and the impact on the family.
 
The workshop series includes:
  • development of a notebook of financial records
  • presentations by community experts
  • case studies
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November 14, 2018

This program provides food safety training for restaurant and other foodservice managers. It is based on the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's ServSafe program and the Iowa Food Code.

August 22, 2017

 Congratulations to Bill Mead for being selected as the 2018 Floyd County Hall of Fame recipient.  He was honored at the Floyd County Fair.  We thank Bill  for all the years of service he has volunteered in support of the Floyd County 4-H program.

September 19, 2016

Check out the 4-H  & FFA Floyd County Fair Results by clicking here

January 13, 2015

Four officers were elected during the Floyd County Extension Council organizational meeting January 4th.  The council is the county governing body of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

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