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County News

August 26, 2015

Your Extension connection to nutrition and fitness.

September 29, 2020

First State Bank will grant one student from both Jasper and Poweshiek county, three bred heifers each. The purpose of this program is to help youth get a start in the beef cattle business. Applicaitons and recommendatiosn are due October 31st. 

March 19, 2020
March 3, 2020

March is National Reading Awareness Month, which encourages parents, caregivers, and others interested in children’s development to do activities to increase children’s enjoyment of reading, writing and literacy. You can make a difference in a child’s development. 

February 3, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Choosing a heart-healthy diet can help prevent or control the risk factors for heart disease.

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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