County News

October 5, 2020

Offered Virtually Starting October 15
T
eaches Children Home Alone Skills

February 24, 2021

Money Smart: Prioritizing Bills, Debt and Credit provides tools to help manage money effectively, make better financial decisions, and live according to your priorities.

A free, online course offered on Wednesdays in March 2021. Pre-registration is required.

Fruits and Vegetables
February 5, 2021

Employment opportunity as a Healthy Food Access Specialist with our SNAP-Ed team at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tom Miller
February 2, 2021

Through his 20-plus year career as a swine extension specialist in southeast Iowa, he became a source of sound science and real-life experience to producers and others in the pork industry. 

4-H Fuels Wellness
December 15, 2020

Iowa 4-H continues to make the safety, health, and wellness of youth and families a priority.  They have compiled a list of resources and links helpful in working with youth and teens teaching mindfulness and mental health. 

September 8, 2020

Toll-free hotlines connect Iowans with resources and answers on a variety of topics including legal, family, teenage, health and gambling. Iowa Concern website contains link with online 'live help'.

September 8, 2020

Have financial questions? Facing legal issues? Turn to Iowa Concern hotline for this and more.

September 8, 2020

These are the wild mushrooms that people pick in April and May. The safe morels are those that have the hollow stem. The first pickings of mushrooms are usually the gray ones and the later ones become more yellow. The tops all look like a sponge, very

September 8, 2020

Buy locally grown vegetables during primary growing seasons for best quality. Follow these steps to prepare fresh vegetables:

September 8, 2020

With quilting increasing in popularity, questions arise as to how to handle those quilts in use and care. Here are some tips on hanging, cleaning, and storing quilts.

September 8, 2020

The rhubarb leaf stalk is used in pies, tarts, sauces, jams, jellies, puddings, and punch. Although classed as a vegetable, rhubarb is used as a fruit because its high acidity gives it a tart flavor.

September 8, 2020

Did you ever wonder how much energy a specific appliance in your home uses? Check out an Electricity Usage Meter for free from the Extension Office and find out!

September 8, 2020

Grilling Food Safely Approximate Grilling Times for Meat and Poultry

September 8, 2020

Serving safe meals to field workers requires careful planning and packaging — especially when field chemicals are involved.

September 8, 2020

This guide will help you schedule the planting of gardens so space may be used efficiently. Designed for central Iowa, dates for southern Iowa would be about 1 week earlier, for northern Iowa about 1 week later.

September 8, 2020

WASHING FEATHER PILLOWS Make sure the ticking is in good condition before washing feather pillows.

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