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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Worth County

Worth County Extension has many programs to offer every group of individuals. We have excellent family programs and resources, wonderful opportunities for youth K-12 to get involved in from 4-H to Clover Kids and more. We have outstanding resources and programs for area farmers and residents. Our office is always a wealth of information for anyone looking for an answer - and if we don't know, we'll find out!
It's always a great time to Join 4-H! If you're interested in becoming a 4-H member or just want more information, please contact the Extension Office at 641-324-1531 or email us at xworth@iastate.edu and we'll be sure you get the help you need!

 
 

 
Register for Fall 2018 Pesticide Applicator Training: Continuing Instruction Courses

 

2018 Fall Commercial Pesticide Applicator Courses

Aquatic, Forest, Right of Way: October 17th or December 11th; 9am-12pm
Mosquito/Public Health: October 25th or December 13th; 9am-12pm
Ornamental & Turfgrass: November 7th or December 18th; 9am-12pm
Fumigation: November 13th; 9am-12pm
Commercial Ag: November 14th, December 6th, or December 20th; 9am-12pm
Pest Control Operators: December 5th; 9am-12pm

For those that are unable to attend a scheduled class, please call our office to make other training arrangements. 

                                                   

                                                   

County News

Your Money Your Future logo
November 14, 2018

Life is not about money - but how you deal with oney has a huge impact on your quality of life, your family's life, and the life of your community.

When you have sound information and strong skills, you can make your money work for you and for your future. You can manage your money effectively, make better financial decisions and live according to your priorities. With sound financial management you can be financially secure throughout your life span.

Writing Your Retirement Paycheck logo
November 14, 2018

Take steps now to make your resources last a lifetime by determining your income needs in retirement and gathering current information about your retirement savings to evaluate progress and determine new savings goals!

Elderly man with cane
November 14, 2018
This highly interactive three-session program is designed to help participants recognize the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), to understand what causes PD, and how treatments work. The program will also describe what therapeutic activities can be done in the home.
Each 45-minute session will be led by ISU Extension and Outreach Field Specialist, Brenda Schmitt,  who is a trained class leader.
Elderly Couple photo
November 14, 2018
Do you provide care and support to a family member who is elderly, ill or has a disability?
Being a family caregiver comes with many responsibilities. Families are challenged to determine what is best for the person needing care and the impact on the family.
 
The workshop series includes:
  • development of a notebook of financial records
  • presentations by community experts
  • case studies
ServSafe Logo
November 14, 2018

This program provides food safety training for restaurant and other foodservice managers. It is based on the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's ServSafe program and the Iowa Food Code.

 

4-H Enrollment

It's time to get enrolled in Worth County 4-H head over to https://www.4honline.com/ to get enrolled-re-enroleld! Need help?Check out the instructions sheets below, or give our office a call!
Member Re-Enrollment Instructions
New 4-h Family Enrollment Instructions
New Enrolment Form- 
Iowa Exhibitor Youth Code of Ethics
 

 

Worth County 4-H Fair Forms

All 2018 Worth County Fair Forms may be picked up at the Extension office or you may visit our Member Info page to access the forms online. Please call our office with any questions you may have. Thanks! 
 
 
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