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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Monroe County


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8:00am - 12:00pm and 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Closed on Fridays


Monroe County 4-H and FFA Community Fair -- July 26-July 30, 2018


County News

February 20, 2018

Some children are more sensitive to scary stories in the news or may worry about their safety and the safety of their loved ones. Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialiset with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, suggests parents be reassuring, monitor their TV viewing when children are present and watch for signs of stress in their children. 

February 6, 2018

Stress can sometimes be traced to a single overwhelming event: a job loss, family change, or natural disaster. Much stress, however, creeps up gradually as people try to cram more activities into their lives or make their dollars stretch too far. Families can plan to better manage their resources and reduce stress. 

February 6, 2018

Meet Joyce Lash, your Extension Specialist in Family Finance. Joyce is a Human Sciences team member with Sara Sprouse (Nutrition and Wellness) and Joy Rouse (Family Life) providing education, programming, and project support for community initiatives for twelve counties in Iowa. 

January 30, 2018

4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl

January 30, 2018

 Sr youth council meeting Tuesday FEB 6TH @ 6:00 At extension office  (in front office).

Will be planning  t-shirts, theme for fair, family fun night & community service projects.

Oh ya,  PIZZA!!!

Let Kim know if u can be there.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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