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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Keokuk County

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Keokuk County Extension Office will be closed: 
Wednesday, April 1st for ISU Extension Annual Conference
Friday, April 10th for Good Friday
Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day

2020 Keokuk County Expo Fair: July 13th-18th
2020 Iowa State Fair: August 13th-23rd 

Current 4-H Newsletter: December 2019 and January 2020
Current Ag Newsletter: November 2019

Human Science Newsletter: November 2019



2019 Expo Fair Book

4-H Club Financial Management: Policy, Forms, FAQs

Keokuk County Directory of Community Services


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County News

Soil in hands
January 20, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a soil fertility workshop on February 27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville. The workshop will focus on interpreting soil test results to make more informed fertilizer decisions for both row crops and forage crops.

Andrea Nelson
December 9, 2019

“Andrea brings great experience, leadership and collaboration skills to this position,” said John Lawrence, Iowa State’s vice president for extension and outreach. “We value how she is able to take on any role in our organization and quickly get to work.”

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification
December 5, 2019

Private pesticide applicator training will be held Tuesday, February 26th, at the Keokuk County Extension Office on the fairgrounds. There will be two trainings in Sigourney. The first will be held at 1:30pm-3:30pm and a second 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The fee for this program is $20.00.

Farm Family
November 20, 2019

Recognizing the complexities of farm succession, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is planning to hold a four-day Returning to the Farm Seminar, Jan. 10-11, and Feb. 14-15.

Calving practices on artificial cow
October 15, 2019

The premier educational opportunity for cattlewomen in Iowa, Boots in the Barn, will be hosted by Keokuk and Washington County Extension this winter. A four-meeting series covering an array of topics in beef has been set for Thursday evenings in January.

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