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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Keokuk County

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Keokuk County Extension Office will be CLOSED
December 24th and 25-Christmas
Januaury 1st-New Year's Day

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

Human Science Newsletter: November 2019



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

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County News

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.

Black Angus Steer Calf
November 20, 2019

4-H & FFA beef project members are reminded of the Market Beef Weigh-In to be held Saturday, December 14, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Keoco Sale Barn.

Farm Bill: Securing our future
October 28, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct Farm Bill: ARC/PLC & Farm Financial Decisions meetings statewide this fall and winter. Sigourney is one of the meeting sites where producers and landlords can learn about the program election/enrollment process regarding the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) commodity crop programs. 

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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