County News

December 4, 2019

Our 4-H & FFA Beef Weigh-in will be held on December 17 from 4:00-6:30 p.m.

ISU Extension Coffee Mug
November 26, 2019

Stop by the ISU Extension and Outreach – Mahaska County Office on the first Friday of each month from 9:30-10:30 am; fill up a cup of coffee and indulge in something tasty while visiting and talking to others about horticulture topics!

November 26, 2019

This is a newer form that has been created by the Mahaska County 4-H Youth Committee.  Form must be signed by member and parent/guardian once.  You may either sign a paper form or e-sign the document in our webform.  This only has to be completed ONCE ever.  Deadline for new members is May 15.  Click the clover to find more information.

November 25, 2019

All 4-H Workshops and Clinics will be listed here throughout the year.

Image of Dash the Robot
November 13, 2019

Wonder League Robotics is a program designed for K-3rd grade students that will introduce entry level computer coding skills through fun, interactive missions. Using a tablet, teams will code Dash the robot to complete a series of challenges. We have a limited number of teams for students to join, with only 3-5 students per team. Tenative teams will be available in New Sharon, Oskaloosa, and Fremont.

October 31, 2019

Start the holiday season by creating a fresh wreath for your front door at the Mahaska County Master Gardeners’ wreath-making workshop on Monday, December 2 at 6:00 pm. Cost $15, limited to 20.

October 22, 2019

Instructions on how to take a soil sample in your lawn or garden.

October 16, 2019

Are you a new 4-H family looking for more information about 4-H?
Learn more at this link!

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October 9, 2019

Each year, one in 5 Americans is affected by a mental health condition. The stigma against mental illness prevents many people from seeking help and treatment.

September 24, 2019

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!

September 1, 2019

Are you trying to figure out how to re-enroll or enroll in 4-H using 4hOnline?
Are you looking for your projects page in your 4hOnline account?
Are you a leader looking for help with Leader Login and Reports in 4hOnline?
Are you a 4-H Family looking for help with logging in for Animal ID?
            Check this out!

July 31, 2019

Mahaska County will not be offering Master Gardener training this year.

July 8, 2019

As show orders are created, they will be uploaded here for families to access throughout fair week.  We appreciate your patience as we get these items uploaded amongst our busy fair week schedules!

July 8, 2019

As results from each 4-H show and event at the Southern Iowa Fair are completed, they will be uploaded to this site.  We appreciate your patience as we get results uploaded and available to the public.

women in the kitchen cleaning beans
May 2, 2019

Now is the perfect time to prepare for canning season.

April 1, 2019

If you are:
    thinking about joining 4-H,
    new to 4-H
    are confused about 4-H,
    or all of the above, you should definitely check out this updated Project Guide.

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February 8, 2019

Save an average fee of $114 and use free tax preparation services available at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites. The service is available for low to moderate income (generally, $55,000 and below) taxpayers.  Electronic filing is available for federal and state returns.

April 12, 2018

The Ages & Stages publications have been updated.  Please click the link above to find the most recent versions of these publications. 

emerald ash borer
July 27, 2017

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a distructive exotic insect that has been confirmed in Mahaska county.  Learn about it

June 6, 2017

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. helps iowa families eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget. A recently updated mobile-Friendly website and smart phone app now makes it easier than ever!

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