Union County

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Inclement Weather Policy:

 
 
The Union County Extension office will follow the
Southwestern Community College schedule for inclement weather. 
If the college has a late start or is closed, the Union County Extension office
will also have a late start or be closed, respectively.

 
 

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2020 Private Pesticide Applicator Testing Dates


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County News

October 23, 2019

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. 

September 26, 2019

Local farmers and interested landowners are invited to a cover crop field day Wednesday, October 16 at 10 am by Lorimor on the Jeff Grandfield farm. This is an event for landowners, producers, or anyone with an interest in cover crops.

August 1, 2019

The first day of school is fast approaching and many families may be facing a transition to a new school.

July 2, 2019

Iowa 4-H members in a club show more gains in knowledge the longer they are members of a club, based on results of a survey of Iowa 4-H club members

July 2, 2019

Although it may feel like summer has just begun, it is not too soon for families to begin preparing their children to head back to school. Following a routine during the summer and throughout the year...

 

 

         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...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, 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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