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County News

King of the Grill
February 21, 2018

The Keokuk County Extension Office is partnering up with the Keokuk County Expo to throw the second annual Kick-Off to Fair Party! This year's party begins Friday, July 13th with the main events occuring Saturday, July 14th! Find out more information here!

February 16, 2018

The Keokuk County Master Gardeners welcome guest speaker Jim Kessler to introduce ways of creating a butterfly garden while supporting monarch butterflies and other pollinators! This presentation takes place on Tuesday, March 13th beginning at 6:30 P.M. 

Apply for Scholarships
February 15, 2018

College-bound Iowa youth active in 4-H and/or FFA livestock and agricultural projects and current undergraduate students may apply for scholarships available from the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA). 

Child Care Magnets
February 9, 2018

Do you want to start a child care buisness from home, but don't know where to start? Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) can help! Thanks to funding provided by Early Childhood Iowa, we are able to offer a Buisness Kit grant to help you get your child care business started off right!

Rock Wall Climbing
January 29, 2018

ALL 4-H members are welcomed to participate in this year's 4-H Lock-In at the YMCA in Ottumwa on March 2nd!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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