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September 15, 2019

Washington County 4-H would like to recognize those volunteers who have had a large impact on 4-H this year and in the past. Awards will be presented at the 4-H Award & Family Night November 3.

September 15, 2019

Calling all 4-H photographers and want-to-be photographers!  Sign up for the 4-H Fall Farm Photo Shoot as a photography workshop October 13, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Local photographer Linda Drish will share information about composition, lighting, and how to see beyond the obvious in the art of photography.

September 5, 2019

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you—the family caregiver—with the skills you need to take care of yourself.  Six ninety-minute class sessions held once a week are led by certified, experienced class leaders.  Click here for flyer.

Rebecca Vittetoe
August 27, 2019

For a list of upcoming events and information in agriculture in Eastern Iowa check out the East Central Iowa Crop Connection Newsletter by Rebecca Vittetoe.  Click here for newsletter.  Vittetoe is the ISU field agronomist for region 8 which includes Benton, Linn, Jones, Poweshiek, Iowa, Johnson, Marion, Mahaska, Keokuk and Washington counties. She is located at the ISU Extension and Outreach Washington County office and can be contacted at 712-540-3319 or rka8@iastate.edu.

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August 23, 2019

The youth Clover Cookers 4-H Club is scheduled to start in October through Washington County Extension/4-H. This club is open to any 4th-12th grader in Washington County who has an interest in cooking, food safety and healthy living.  Click here for flyer.

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