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Remaining 2019 - 2020 Iowa Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses



PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATORS that still need to attend a training to meet the licensure requirements for the 2019-2020 season will be allowed to attend a LAST CHANCE training at participating extension offices.  Iowa Department of Agriculture Land Stewardship (IDALS) has extended the deadline to September 30, 2020.  As the title suggests, it is your LAST CHANCE to fulfill your licensing requirements for the 2019-2020 applicator season. The Union County Extension Office will offer this training in our office by appointment only due to space limitations and COVID-19 meeting guidelines from the CDC and Iowa Department of Public Health.  PLEASE CALL 641-782-8426 TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT!  

2020 Private Pesticide Applicator Testing Dates - Being Scheduled

Union County Extension will host a LAST CHANCE Private Pesticide Training
at the Union County Extension office located at 500 E. Taylor St., Ste A, in Creston. 
You WILL need to schedule an appointment for training!
Cost is $20 due at time of training, payable by check or cash (credit/debit cards not accepted)
Please call 641-782-8426 or email sseals@iastate.edu to schedule an appointment!

County News

July 22, 2020

Human Sciences newsletters Words on Wellness and News You Can Use focus on providing you with tips on healthy living, food safety, recipes, and activities for your health and well-being. 

swine facility
July 28, 2020
Learn techniques for better ventilation, concrete and truss management
Row crops
July 13, 2020
Topics will focus on pest management for late summer
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June 25, 2020
It is said that prevention is the best medicine, and that is the goal of a new partnership between Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Heart Center Foundation.
June 25, 2020
The nutrition/wellnes and horticulture team at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar series with a look at the role of pollinators and honey production


         WHAT CAN YOU DO IN 4-H?
           4-H members can participate in a wide variety of 4-H projects and related activities, such as:


 Union County 4-H features 11 clubs -

3 Mile Sharp Shooters, Wiggles & Wags, Sand Creek Pioneers, Pleasant Valley Explorers, New Hope Boosters, Lincoln United, Horse & Riders, Highland Highlights, Douglas Boosters, the Lego League and the First Tech Challenge Robotics club

along with 8 Clover Kid groups -

Creston Clover Kids, Douglas Boosters Clover Kids, Lincoln United Clover Kids, New Hope Boosters Clover Kids, Pleasant Valley Clover Kids, Sand Creek Pioneers Clover Kids and Wiggles & Wags Clover Kids

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For over 100 years, ISU Extension and Outreach has been serving Iowans. As our state recovers from COVID-19, we’ll continue to deliver research-based education and information. We’re here for you now. And for the next 100 years.

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