County News

February 19, 2021

Community Gardens in Oskaloosa have garden plots available.

We Want Youu! Now Hiring
February 18, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Jasper, Marion and Mahaska Counties is hiring a Community and Economic Development Coordinator (CED).

February 18, 2021

Learn how to avoid some common gardening mistakes March 9 from Mahaska County Master Gardeners. 

February 18, 2021

Program focusing on cyrrent research and outreach efforts will be held virtually.

ISUEO red Coffee Mug
February 12, 2021

Take a break and join us on a winter morning as we talk horticulture!

February 10, 2021

Are you a child care provider looking for educational resources/trainings?  Check us out!

February 10, 2021

PALS training is for early childhood providers to learn the best practices of physical activity for children birth to five, to support practice and policy changes.

February 10, 2021

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will offer several online trainings for child care providers this winter. Each training will be offered at two different times and taught by ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialists.

food preserved in glass jars
February 10, 2021

Spring is coming and many families are planning their gardens. Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy your home-grown produce year round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness, like botulism, with your home preserved foods, say nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

isueo red bar and photos of children
February 10, 2021

Just a Bit: Managing Food Allergies in Child Care
I Only Want A Peanut Butter Sandwich


February 9, 2021

Horticulture Holidays added to our garden resources, related projects, activities (for all ages), and tips!  These items were first featured on the Mahaska County Master Gardener Facebook page starting in March 2020.

seed packets on table & in glass jars
January 19, 2021

Prepare now for the gardening season.

dumping grain
January 19, 2021

ISU Extension economists and farm management specialists are providing a virtual series of 10 sessions at no cost from January 19 to February 19. All sessions are free and open to all, and those interested can register for the session(s) they wish to attend through one online form.

seed sprouts
January 12, 2021

Are you a beginner to vegetable gardening or a gardener who wants to learn more? Seed to Supper is a series of educational presentations about vegetable gardening being offered by the Mahaska County Master Gardeners, free and open to the public.

4-H Valentine flyer
January 12, 2021

Did you meet your forever Valentine through 4-H?  We'd love to hear your story!  We would like to feature various 4-H love stories throughout the month of February.  Stories can be from any county/state.

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. 

younger male has hand on older males hand
January 6, 2021

Does your mom or dad take care of a loved one (perhaps one cares for the other)? Do you know what your parents are going through?  How do you better support your parent during this time?

2021 garden calendar cover
January 4, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Garden calendars are popular with gardeners!  Get your's today for only $7.00!

honor council holiday favorites recipe booklet cover page
December 17, 2020

The 4-H Honor Council is sharing some of their favorite holiday recipes with you!

Healthy Relationship Education Flyer
December 14, 2020

Are you a professional that works with couples and families? Check out this online ISU Extension and Outreach program that can support you in integrating healthy relationship education into your work and promoting healthy relationships with the families you serve.  

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