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Friday, January 17 - 10:00 AM-4:30 PM due to weather
Monday, January 20 - MLK Day


County News

Individuals Standing in a Farm Field
October 31, 2019

Join Mahaska County for Winter Agronomy in the Field ZOOM sessions!

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture Logo
January 10, 2020

A six-session course created to guide women in making good decisions for their farm business.

January 3, 2020

Do you like to be creative?  Want to learn new skills?  Like making things?  Anyone in 4th-12th grade is invited to attend our FREE Maker Mondays this year!  Workshops will be held at the Extension office once per month.  Click the link above for dates and details!

January 2, 2020

Want to learn what the Mahaska County Master Gardeners enjoyed about their garden in 2019? It may be garden tools, plants-varieties, tips/how-to's, recipes, etal. The public is invited to share as well!  

We Want You! Now Hiring
December 17, 2019

We are currently seeking applicants for our 4-H Summer Youth Assistant position.  This position is responsible for the planning and implementation of Mahaska County 4-H Summer Fun Day Camps and assisting with various 4-H events and activities throughout the summer, including the Southern Iowa Fair.  Applications will be accepted until January 30, 2020.

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