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County 4-H News

May 13, 2020

two youth gardeningGardening to Give focuses on encouraging all Iowans to grow gardens statewide to provide food for their families as well as local food pantries and food banks,” said Haley Jones, 4-H civic engagement and leadership specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

May 13, 2020

looking for ways to stretch reduced incomesConcerned about your finances, but don't know where to start?  A confidential phone or email conversation can walk you through some options and ideas.  Get in touch with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family finance program specialist, Barb Wollan at or by leaving a message at 515-832-9597.

May 6, 2020

potatoesNow is a great time to begin your garden by planting potatoes.  This week’s Sow, Grow, Eat and Keep video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discusses planting potatoes as well as the many health benefits of gardening.

May 5, 2020

find something to doRegister online at Find Something To Do to receive weekly challenges that will include skill development around life skills, STEM, communication, and healthy living.  This is FREE challenge to participate in.

April 21, 2020

cleaning countertopCleaning and sanitizing surfaces are food safety practices that can help Iowans combat COVID-19 in their homes, according to food safety specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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