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Iowa 4H Enrollment
October 30, 2017

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November 15, 2013

Check this list of private pesticide continuing instruction course (CIC) programs that will be held in and around Northwest Iowa this winter. You do need to preregister for CIC sessions in each county.

4H Record Book
August 14, 2012

It is never to early to start on your record book follow these easy guidelines and forms available to do your record book in no time! And have fun doing it!

November 29, 2018

The I-29 Moo University is hosting a webinar on Thursday, December 20 that will focus on preparing the information that ag lenders will ask for. The “Improving Conversations with Your Lender” webinar will outline and explain the banking benchmarks and financial documents that lenders need to evaluate loans. The webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes beginning at 11:00 a.m. and will include time for questions at the end.

November 29, 2018

The I-29 Moo University is hosting a webinar on Thursday, December 20 that will focus on preparing the information that ag lenders will ask for. The “Improving Conversations with Your Lender” webinar will outline and explain the banking benchmarks and financial documents that lenders need to evaluate loans. The webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes beginning at 11:00 a.m. and will include time for questions at the end.

November 14, 2018

The Dairy Directions Seminars are scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Sac County and Wednesday, Dec. 12 in Pocahontas County. Both programs will be held at the local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. and the program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. A free lunch is included, and the program will adjourn at 1:45 p.m.

November 8, 2018

CHEROKEE, Iowa – Biosecurity continues to be a key issue in swine production, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Swine Specialist Dave Stender. Three upcoming workshops in Northwest Iowa aim to help swine producers, employees, veterinarians and industry partners learn and develop best practices for biosecurity in hog production.

October 9, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers several ServSafe® classes each year for food service professionals. ServSafe® training will provide knowledge every food service provider must know about. The class will address food hazards and proper food handling practices in order to keep food safe and protect the establishment against the costly nightmare of a foodborne-illness outbreak. Participants will learn ways of prevention, regulatory requirements, and how to improve food quality.

September 27, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host its annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Meetings on Dec. 12 at Sheldon and Storm Lake. At each meeting, ISU Extension and Outreach will offer valuable, research-based information key to best-outcome 2019 agricultural operating decisions. The programs are designed to help farmers, ag businesses and ag lenders plan ahead for the upcoming growing and marketing season.

January 15, 2018

Throughout 2018, O’Brien County is celebrating 100 years of organized county extension work. The long-established partnership with Iowa State University provides local citizens with access to education and university research, said Marsha Rehder, O’Brien County Office Assistant with ISU Extension and Outreach

4H Fair Forms
October 30, 2017

Get all the fair information you need right here!

4-H Club Meeting
October 30, 2017

Look here to find out when your next club meeting is.

O'Brien County Fair
October 30, 2017

Get all the fair results here!

4H App
October 27, 2017

With the App you will have all the 4-H information at your fingertips - in one place!

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March 1, 2016

Need help with meal planning? Kids stressing you out? Looking for some financial guidance? The Human Sciences department from ISU Extension and Outreach wants to help! There are seven active blogs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach featuring these and other topics. 

February 11, 2016

Have you ever wanted to learn from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, but didn’t want to wait until the next program is offered?

A part of what we do in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach addresses just that – with a personal touch to reach each and every one of you! If you are “plugged in” to the online world, you can check out any of the SEVEN blogs, NINE Facebook pages,  SEVEN Twitter accounts, FOUR Pinterest pages, and ONE Youtube page that all feature different aspects of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach in our region.

Check out this PDF with hot links for access directly to any or all of our social media pages in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach!

October 30, 2015

Wondering when your club or another club meets? Find available calendars here.

April 29, 2015

The elected council, like the hundreds of others across the country, is the grass roots governing body for the Cooperative Extension System.

November 6, 2014

Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) certification is required of all 4-Hers exhibiting beef, dairy, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits and poultry at the fair.

July 7, 2014

 

Need information on the 2018 O'Brien County Fair 4-H events and registrations? Visit this page for all things fair! 

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