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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Greene County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach brings the Iowa State campus to you. Our educational programs focus o/greene/sites/www.extension.iastate.edu/files/greene/Greene%20County%20Job%20Application.docn feeding people, keeping them healthy, helping communities prosper and thrive, and turning the world over to the next generation better than we found it. We’re building a strong Iowa. We are Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

County News

April 6, 2021

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is April 12-17. Iowa’s 100 county extension offices will host activities throughout the week to thank Iowans for their support of extension efforts throughout the state.

“The challenges of the past year changed how ISU Extension and Outreach serves Iowans, but not why: We want a strong Iowa.We are here for you now and always,”said Lori Mannel, Greene County Extension Director.

“This celebration is one way we say thank you to the many volunteers, community leaders, organizations, agencies and other partners who support our work in Greene County.” Mannel said.

January 21, 2021

Many pastures in Iowa were stressed in 2020 due to drought conditions or storm damage, and likely, overgrazing. Pastures require rest, fertilization, and proper management to reach optimum production. Two workshops will be held on February 9thto focus in on pasture recovery in 2021. There will be in person or virtual options with the workshops.

 

January 14, 2021

Learn how to construct a drawstring bag.

January 12, 2021

The Greene County Young Leaders are having a rose sale for this Valentines Day!

January 1, 2021

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, Pre-Registration for ALL County Private Pesticide Applicator is REQUIRED.  

 Ag Coffees

 

January 22, 2021 Energy Savings for Your Home and Farm

With Shawn Shouse, ISU Agricultural Engineer

February 12, 2021 Farm Bill 2021 Decision

With Tim Christensen, ISU Farm Managment Specialist

March 19, 2021 Technology in Agriculture

With Mike Richards, Iowa Central Community College

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