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September 14, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide virtual Mental Health First Aid trainings throughout fall 2020. Due to the increased stressors produced by the COVID-19 pandemic, drought conditions and the derecho, this virtual program will be offered to provide adults with tools they can use to identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health and/or substance use problem.

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September 4, 2020

Kathy Goodwin was recently named to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame after being nominated by Woodbury County 4-H during this year’s Expo.

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September 1, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H is selling gift kits for area youth to give to their grandparents for Grandparents Day on September 13.

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August 28, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H is hosting a Drive-In Movie night fundraiser on September 19 at the South Sioux City Drive-In Theater.

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August 18, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County is looking to fill two (2) AmeriCorps positions as 4-H Urban Youth Program Assistants.

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August 13, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H is selling a set of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) kits for youth as they prepare for back-to-school.

Dry corn field
July 24, 2020

A drought webinar series will address dry conditions across Iowa with input from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

July 21, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H'er Jacob McGowan is one of 40 recently named to new terms as State 4-H Council members. These young leaders will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and in their local counties.

July 17, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering the second of a two-part online workshop on August 4, 2020. Anyone interested in learning more about identifying and foraging local mushrooms is encouraged to register.

Master Gardener yard sign
July 15, 2020

Application is open for upcoming Master Gardener training in Woodbury County.

July 14, 2020

Watch the raffle prize drawings from the 2020 Woodbury County 4-H Chili Cook-off fundraiser.

July 1, 2020

Educational meetings for agriculture property owners and tenants to highlight the most-current land value and leasing information 

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June 17, 2020

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach - Northwest Iowa county extension offices plan to host the free kids' program Power of Produce Club (PoP Club) virtually.

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June 15, 2020

Preserving your garden's summer bounty is a great way to enjoy home-grown produce year round - as long as you don't serve food borne illness, like botulism, with your home preserved foods, say nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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June 12, 2020

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Woodbury County will be reopening its doors to the public on Monday, June 15.

4-H Clover
June 10, 2020

AMES, Iowa – As COVID-19 safety considerations have led to the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair, a decision on 4-H youth learning exhibits is still underway.

Child and parent
June 8, 2020

Iowa 4-H is offering a free, hands-on learning experience to parents that will help their children gain confidence in staying at home.

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June 4, 2020

Recently, the NEW Cooperative Foundation donated $39,870 to local 4-H groups, including a donation of $4,665 to Woodbury County 4-H.

Pepperoni pizzas
June 3, 2020

With Father’s Day fast approaching, Woodbury County’s 4-H afterschool program staff members are creating kits for 4-H’ers to make presents for their dads.

4-H Clover
May 21, 2020

Eleven high school seniors were awarded Educational Incentives from the Woodbury County 4-H Foundation this year to help further their education.

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