County News

January 11, 2021

With the continuing pandemic, many Iowans are rethinking when they will retire, whether sooner or later than they originally had planned. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is delivering educational online workshops beginning in January that address both scenarios.

December 22, 2020

This class will teach all the requirements to produce certified organic crops and livestock for the increasing organic market in the U.S. You will hear from organic farmers and experts in the fields of production, certification, government programs, and markets, along with ISU professors working in organic agriculture. 

December 14, 2020

Parent and Playtime - a 6 week online parenting group - begins January, 13, 2021

November 25, 2020

The Ag Chemical Dealer meetings have transitioned to virtual delivery. This year’s featured topic is sprayer cleanout to minimize tank contamination. These meetings will also feature a short crop disease and insect update covering topics like Sudden Death Syndrome in soybeans, tar spot in corn and corn rootworm. The session will be offered from 9 am to 11:30 am on Dec. 8, and from 1 pm to 3:30 pm on Dec. 15.

November 13, 2020

2020-2021 Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses are offered in person at the Henry County Extension Office. Space is limited to accomodate social distancing. Pre-registration is required. Call 319-385-8126 to reserve your spot today! 

November 4, 2020

The Integrated Crop Management Conference and Crop Advantage Series for this winter are being replaced with CropsTV. The new program is aimed at delivering crop production information directly to farmers and agribusinesses.

November 4, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Henry County is hosting a babysitter clinic for 6th-8th graders on November 25th. Youth who attend the clinic will learn to be a responsible, caring, trustworthy and capable babysitter. Topics will include child behavior and development, nutrition, age appropriate activities, basic 1st aid, and the business of babysitting. The clinic will run from 8:30am-2:30pm and the cost is $25. Space is limited. To reserve your spot, turn a completed registration form and $25 in to the Henry County Extension Office. 

October 29, 2020

Iowans are invited to join the State 4-H Council in a community effort to donate non-perishable food items throughout the month of November! Food items can be dropped off at the Henry County Extension Office beginning November 2. 

October 19, 2020

Fall commercial pesticide re-certification starts this month. Courses are in person at the extension office. Space is limited to allow for adequate social distancing. Pre-registration is required. Call 319-385-8126 before the deadline to reserve your spot!

October 19, 2020

Are you a child care provider and need credits? Fall virtual training opportunities. Each session is $5 and 2 hours of credit. Sign up now!

October 12, 2020

Kelly Waters has accepted the Marketing Program Coordinator position with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She will serve Des Moines and Henry counties in Region 27. 

January 28, 2020

Congratulations to all of our 2020 4-H Seniors!

December 3, 2019

Great monthly tips from our Nutrition and Wellness Human Sciences Specialist

November 20, 2019

Keep up to date with our ISU Extension and Outreach Ag Specialists as they dicuss hot topics and upcoming events in each edition of the Southeast Iowa Ag Newsletter.

September 23, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach-Henry County and the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance Announce the 2020 Henry County Leadership Class

March 4, 2019

Certification for Foodservice Managers and Workers

February 11, 2019

The woman who can convince kids of all ages to eat their fruits and veggies

February 11, 2019

Do you want to share your knowledge of the poultry industry with others?

January 15, 2019

2019 Spring Commercial Pesticide Training Dates

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