Union County

Iowa State University

Extension and Outreach
Welcome to Union County
Making a Difference for Iowans -
Our educational programs harness
Iowa State University
resources to meet the needs of Iowans.
www.extension.iastate.edu/union

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REGISTER ONLINE NOW (or print this registration form and mail it with payment to Ames)


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Is your basement flooded from the recent rains? 

Check out some of these resources available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach:

 
First Steps to Flood Recovery - Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
 
Making Choices About Cleaning Wet Carpet 
 
Mold Cleanup After Floods
 
Inspect Flood-Damaged Appliance - Disaster Recovery Series
 
Creating a Healthy Home: A Field Guide for Clean-up of Flooded Homes
 
A Brief Guide to Mold/Moisture in Your Home (United States Environmental Protection Agency)

County News

November 13, 2018

Beef Quality Assurance to be held at the Creston Livestock Market Auction on November 19th at 5 PM. Please contact the Union County Extension Office to Pre-Register. 641-782-8426

Iowa 4-H State Council Members 2017-18 Class
November 8, 2018

You deserve to be recognized for your efforts and have some fun, too!  If you are a ninth through twelfth grader, there are many opportunities available to you for recognition awards or to represent Iowa on the state and national levels.  

November 1, 2018

Research shows that the whole family benefits from having a meal together. Benefits include better nutrition, improved family communication, and fostered family traditions.

November 1, 2018

Another day, another act of incivility, anger or violence. Ever-pervasive attitudes of self-centeredness and disregard for others seem to symbolize our times. But what if we could flip the script from callousness to kindness? That is one way to make a difference at the grassroots level….

October 11, 2018

This training is designed for service providers, volunteers, clergy members or anyone interested in helping others take steps towards financial stability and self-sufficiency. Each registrant receives a comprehensive toolkit. The toolkit helps build the capacity to integrate financial empowerment into helping relationships as well as help to improve the overall health and well-beingof Iowa individuals and families.

 

 

         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:
 
  • ANIMALS
  •            AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
  • CREATIVE ARTS
  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
  • SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
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  • ...and so much more!
 Union County 4-H features 11 clubs -

3 Mile Sharp Shooters, Wiggles & Wags, Union County Achievers, Sand Creek Pioneers, Pleasant Valley Explorers, New Hope Boosters, Lincoln United, Horse & Riders, Highland Highlights, Douglas Boosters, and the new Lego League

along with 8 Clover Kid groups -

Creston Clover Kids, Douglas Boosters Clover Kids, Highland Highlights 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
                                                              

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Building Healthy Relationships

When a couple has a strong, stable relationship, they can build a healthy foundation for their family. That’s the message of Healthy Relationship Education Training. ISU Extension and Outreach recently offered the training to Iowa State ROTC students who will serve as leaders in the military after graduation.

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