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Is your Clover Kids showing at the fair? Check out the Clover Kids Fair Book and The Fair 101 Guide! 

 

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Summer Camps

Check out our 2024 Summer Camps being offered by Sac County Extension Office! Registration opens May 1, 2024!

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Using positive discipline and understanding research and reality are building blocks for effective parenting. Parents and caregivers can learn more about these topics in free, one-hour, online parenting workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Science of Parenting team.

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Iowa’s Veterans In Agriculture recently announced that they are one of 17 recipients of USDA-NIFA’s Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Program Grant. 

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Once indoor-grown seedlings have an extensive root ball (roots fill the entire cell when pulled from the flat) and all chances of frost have passed, it’s time to transplant the vegetables into your garden.

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Stressors relating to the pandemic may make it difficult for couples to show they care about each other, so they need to be intentional about making the effort.

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What can Iowans do to protect themselves from this virus? Three Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists recommend one simple and important method: Properly wash your hands. Proper handwashing is critical for combating COVID-19, note Anirudh Naig, Angela Shaw and Shannon Coleman.

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The outbreak of Covid 19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus, has many Iowans thinking about emergency supplies and kits, if they should need to self-isolate or quarantine. Nutrition and wellness state specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips for stocking the pantry, without panic buying.

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Coping with a frightening event in the news can be difficult for children and their families, says Lesia Oesterreich, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.