County News

September 7, 2021

This program was created for staff and volunteers who lead guided programs at Iowa’s cities and tourism attractions, including museums, nature areas, agritourism, city tours, and historic sites.

July 12, 2021

The expanded amount and eligibility for the 2021 Child Tax Credit, combined with the advance monthly payments which begin in July, offer families an opportunity to improve their overall financial well-being.

July 12, 2021

A new federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic kicks of this month, designed to boost the financial well-being of families with children 17 and under.

May 24, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the virtual course in partnership with Utah State University Extension. Teachers can receive two Teacher Licensure Renewal Credits.

May 10, 2021

What food is an inexpensive source of protein, quick and easy to prepare, and has benefits for the eyes and the brain?

April 22, 2021

Classes will begin May 18 and run every Tuesday and Thursday through June 10, 2021, from 3:30 – 5 PM via ZOOM platform.

April 5, 2021

Parents do online searches for information about their children.  Some of the sources may not be the most reliable.  The Science of Parenting web page has research-based information in many forms to better meet the needs of families. 

March 29, 2021

Training is available to anyone with computer access and includes 17 online modules.

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March 10, 2021

The Lucas County Extension Council is actively seeking a qualified candidate to manage the 4-H Food Stand, assist the office in scheduling workers to ensure all food safety practices are accomplished, and make sure all supplies are available. 

March 4, 2021

More Americans are seeking advice on nutrition and wellness as they desire to improve their health. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans updates will be a guide to making smart changes in their diet.   

February 17, 2021

Lucas County Extension and Outreach is seeking two qualified candidates to serve the youth of Lucas County in May-August 2021. 

February 8, 2021

Unwind and enhoy an off-farm experiencce with other farm couples!

February 2, 2021

Sugar has been linked to many health problems including cardiovascular disease, obesity, and high blood pressure.  Learn some easy ways to limit the amount of added sugar in your diet.

January 12, 2021

Many everyday activities and demands can trigger automatic stress responses. Some are resolved quickly, some are not. There are steps we can take to maintain our health with ongoing stress. 

January 11, 2021

2020-2021 Private Pesticide Showings for Lucas and surrounding counties.

December 3, 2020

Selecting appropriate toys for children may require some additional time as many of us shop online. There are some things to consider when finding the right toy for the children you have on your gift list.

November 16, 2020

With the colder months arriving, it may be a time to do a quick look around your home for a safety check.  There are many possibilities for you to consider as you create you list of items to include.  Medicine safety should be on the list.

November 2, 2020

The fourth annual Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag Leadership Conference addresses topics that are timely and challenging.

October 5, 2020

In October, farm families are busy with harvest.  Children want to be a part of the activity.   Parents know the dangers, but children may not be aware.  Parents can find resources to help with decisions on what is appropriate for children from ISU Extension and Outreach.

September 2, 2020

Many family members live in places making travel for visits on a regular basis difficult.  This can affect communication with senior members of the family. Learn why this interaction is important. 

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