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July 27, 2018

Madison County Extension is excited to offer our upcoming Color Day Camp for Preschoolers Wednesday, September 5th! Color Camp allows toddlers the flexibility to learn and explore in a safe environment. Registration is open to the first 20 people.

July 27, 2018

Join representatives from the Women Food & Ag Network and the Xerces Society for a Women’s Only Field Day!

July 25, 2018
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will hold its core training sessions this fall for individuals interested in becoming a Master Gardener volunteer. The Master Gardener program is looking for people who are passionate about volunteering and gardening. No previous garden knowledge is required. The program equips participants to grow in knowledge about gardening best practices. 
July 11, 2018

Save the Date! 
August 22, 2018
9:00 a.m. - Noon
Jackson Building -located at the Madison County Fairgrounds 

July 11, 2018

Besides buying school supplies, another necessary item for back-to-school planning is open communication, which will ease parents' and children’s first-day nerves, says Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Horticulture Meets Citizenship at Soldier Garden

4-H youth are learning about horticulture, history, farming practices and citizenship in the Soldier Garden at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. 4-H’ers have planted and are taking care of the garden with guidance from ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners.

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