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Local Highlights

October 2, 2019

Muscatine County 4-H Endowment Quilt Raffle

Grand Opening
September 24, 2019

Join us for our Grand Opening events at our new location, 1601 Plaza Place, October 7 - 11, 2019

We are moving!
August 31, 2019

We have exciting news to share!  The Muscatine County Extension Office will be moving in September 2019.  Find out how you can be a part of this exciting new adventure!

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.

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.  

Juntos: Together for a Better Educaiton

The goal of the Muscatine Juntos Project is to help students achieve high school graduation and access higher education.  Juntos works to unite community partners to provide Latino middle school students and their parents with knowledge, skills, and resources to prevent youth from dropping out and to encourage families to work together to gain access to college.  Read more.

 

Partnering in education for your congretation and community

Check out this brochure that highlights programs and resources that ISU Extension and Outreach Human Science Specialists can offer.  

 

 

 

Bed Bugs 101 Seminar 

 

ISU Extension and Outreach Entomologist, Donald Lewis presented information via webinar on August 17, 2016. The presentation was a cooperative endeavor between ISU Extension and Outreach, Bosch Pest Control, Muscatine County Community Services, UnityPoint Health-Trinity Muscatine Public Health and Muscatine Community School District. The video is 1 hour in duration.  Click here to access the video.

 

Statewide Resources

  • Answer Line

    Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, Facebook or Twitter for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home environment, equipment, nutrition, textiles, and laundry. - 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster and personal health issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

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    A national resource that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    A series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. Learn more about the six-week series and find a class near you.

  • Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

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    Are you an early childhood professional that provides care and education in your home, a center or a school? Check out our programs, resources, and trainings available to help you be the best early childhood professional you can be.

  • Parenting can be fun, enjoyable and stressful! Check out our blog and podcasts for the latest research based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.

  • Articles from Ag & Biosystems Engineering for housing issues.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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