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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Marion County

The Marion County Extension Office is the local doorway to Iowa State University Extension resources.
 


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Help Wanted:

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

The CED will stimulate the revival of local economies in Jasper, Mahaska, and Marion Counties by building and strengthening ISU Extension and Outreach partnerships with businesses and community organizations; creating and facilitating multi-community collaborations; and implementing programs that assist small businesses and community nonprofit organizations in the three-county area.

Based on a 40 hour work week, hours could involve days, evenings and weekends.

 

Click here for position details. Click here for application.  Send resume, application, references and cover letter to welcher@iastate.edu  or mail to Jasper County Extension, 550 N 2nd Ave W, Newton, IA  50208.  Applications will be accepted through March 11, 2021.

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2020 - 2021 Private Pesticide Continuing Instruction Course

MARCH 10TH, 2021

 

All training will be at the Marion County Extension Office and Pre-Registration Required.

SEATING IS LIMITED PER SESSION

Click_Here for Link.

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Covid-19 Economic Recovery Initiative Enterprise Devleopment, Alternative Credit, and Angel Investing Zoom Meeting

Explore the educational fundamentals of angel investing, alternative credit, and enterprise development for agriculutre, agri-food technology innovations, and strategic rural ventures during the post-COVID economic recovery and to create awareness of the networking opportunities available in Iowa. 

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To Learn More Click Here

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You are invited to join a Marion County 4-H Club! (grades 4-12)!

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For Current information on Coronavirus - Go to this website:

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/#CurrentStatus

 
Finding Answers Now: 

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/disaster-recovery

County News

4-H Monthly Newsletter
August 26, 2020

Check out what is going on in Marion County 4-H this month!

March 4, 2021

A total of 17 educational modules will be offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on topics that include houseplants, pollinators, vegetables, and perennial flowers. Each course module includes a book chapter, lecture video, online discussion board, and a quiz. 

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.   

March 3, 2021

To explore the educational fundamentals of angel investing, alternative credit, and enterprise development for agriculture, agri-food technology innovations, and strategic rural ventures during the post-COVID economic recovery and to create awareness of the networking opportunities available in Iowa

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