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Inspire Kids to Do- National 4-H Week Green and White Logo
September 17, 2019

National 4-H week is upon us and Lee County 4-H Youth have a lot to be proud of! Over the last year, the local Lee County 4-H Clubs participated in the Lee County Fair and worked on community service projects. They also held fundraisers to pay enrollment fees and to fund group social events such as Countywide 4-H Banquet, project nights, bonfires, pizza parties and roller skating outings. 

Grass, trees and the sky of a forest
September 16, 2019

Donnellson, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Lee County office will host an Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

Cattle on a green hill
September 12, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will host a Pasture Walk on Thursday, October 10 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Event will be held at the Jeff Buford’s Farm in Donnellson, near 1638 230th Street. This event is for anyone who is interested in learning about soil health, cost share assistance for grazing systems and developing a grazing plan.  

Portable Sawmill
September 11, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Iowans interested in the care of trees, forests and natural resources should consider attending a forestry field day this fall, held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and various public and private partners.

The Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm’s fall field day
August 19, 2019

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Iowa – Farmers, farmer advisers, and the general public are invited to attend the fall field day at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville on September 5.

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