County News

Pesticide Safety Education Program
October 2, 2019

Dates for Certified Commercial Pesticide Safety Education Program for applicators Continuing Instructional Courses are available. Please check with the Muscatine County Extension Calendar for the CIC's that will be held at the Muscatine County Extension Office.

October 2, 2019

Muscatine County 4-H Endowment Quilt Raffle

Business Model Canvas
September 9, 2019

The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management tool created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Join us to learn more on October 9, 2019!

Women, Land, & Legacy
August 24, 2019

A Women, Land & Legacy Chapter for Cedar, Muscatine, and Scott County has been established as a community for women to share with other women about land and farm ownership and care, connect with organizations in Cedar, Muscatine, and Scott Counties that offer services and programs, and grow a support network in the region with women caring for the land.

Adventure Comes to You
May 1, 2019

Join Iowa State University School of Education faculty for a one-day workshop highlighting the latest research and practices in literacy.

Master Gardener Logo
April 11, 2019

Master Gardeners come from a variety of backgrounds. They are passionate about serving their communities and sharing gardening best practices.  It is the acquisition of knowledge, the skill in gardening, and giving back to the community that distinguishes a Master Gardener from other gardeners.

ServSafe®
February 28, 2019

For restaurants, foodservice managers and workers, ServSafe® is the food safety certification course developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and is one of several recognized by the Conference on Food Protection. The 8-hour course concludes with a certification exam. Iowa regulations require the person in charge of a foodservice to have demonstrated knowledge of food safety principles; ServSafe® certification is one way to demonstrate this knowledge.

Pesticide Record Keeping App
February 28, 2019

The Muscatine County Extension Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification program  will be offered as the Last Chance program for 2019 at the Muscatine County Extension Office.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Agriculture and Natural Resources
January 8, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach agricultural specialists, in partnership with Iowa State University and counties in the southeast Iowa area, build partnerships and provide research-based learning opportuntites to impove the quality of life in Iowa.  

Diane Brooks - 2018 Muscatine County 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee
October 26, 2018

Diane Brooks - was honored as the 2018 Muscatine County 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee.   While her kids were in 4-H you could always see her lending a helping hand to others as well as her own children.  She has been a great asset to the Muscatine County 4-H program.  Thank you, Diane, for representing Muscatine County in the 4-H Hall of Fame.

Tomatos
October 23, 2018

For the third consecutive year, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program partnered with food pantries across Iowa in an effort to reduce food insecurity in the state.

Master Conservationist
June 7, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Muscatine and Louisa County, in coordination with The Nature Conservancy, is pleased to offer the newly revitalized Iowa Master Conservationist Program in Muscatine and Louisa County this fall. 

Spend Smart Eat Smart
June 6, 2018

The new Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website and mobile app are great ways to help your family eat healthier and on a budget.  

December 12, 2017

2019 Commercial Manure Applicator Certification trainings are being held across the state. Muscatine County Extension will be offering the training upon request.

Garden Produce
June 14, 2017

Donation gardening is easy!  Gardeners can donate excess produce from their own garden, plant extra rows specifically for donation, or work with other gardeners to plant a whole garden specifically for doantion to a food pantry.  

Master Gardener Mini-Grant Recipient
January 31, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program distributed $21,000 in food security mini-grant funds in 2016 courtesy of Iowa State University’s SNAP-Education.

The mini-grant allowed the Mulford Community Garden in Muscatine County to expand the number of families participating in the garden from 18 to 28.

CBI Bank and Trust Ag Lenders
November 18, 2016

The Muscatine County 4-H Program is proud to honor CBI Bank & Trust of Muscatine as its 2016 Business Friend of 4-H.  CBI Bank & Trust was honored for its 10-year support of the Premier Exhibitor Contest held during the Muscatine County Fair.

Jerry & Robynmn Anderson
September 26, 2016

Muscatine County’s inductees into the 2016 4-H Hall of Fame are Jerry and Robynn Anderson. Jerry and Robynn have been involved in 4-H since they became 4-H members in their youth. Over the years they have been County Council advisors, started a Clover Kids group, the Wapsie Legends, and the Sci-Tech 4-H Clubs. They have also helped with and conducted numerous workshops over the years. Both Robynn and Jerry are "retiring" from 4-H, although Robynn is in the process of creating a 4-H Health Club. Jerry and Robyn are a very deserving couple for representing Muscatine County in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame.

Community Partnerships for Protecting Children
August 23, 2016

Community Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC) Muscatine County is a community-based appraoch to child protection.  Community members, professionals, and families work together to develop and implement local programs, services, supports, and policies that positively impact families and protect children from abuse.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County
August 23, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach Muscatine County has joined forces with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County to create a Big Brothers Big Sisters 4-H Club.

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