County News

January 2, 2019

Floyd County Extension is offering free tax prep & eFile for those that meet the qualifications. Call 641-228-1453 after January 10th.

January 2, 2019

Our world is full of interesting animals!  Join us at our Clover Kids (grades K-3)  Wild Habitat Adventure for all the answers! 

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December 18, 2018

Concerned about transferring family, farm or business assets, updating will or trust documents, power of attorney and health care directives?  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a program to answer questions about these and other transition and estate planning topics.

December 4, 2018

In order to qualify for recertification by training, private applicators must attend a private continuing instructional course (P-CIC) for each training period beginning the first fall/winter following initial certification.  These dates are schedule for this training in Floyd County on 12/20/18, 1/9/19 and 3/14/19.

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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.

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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.
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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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