Union County Extension

Union County Extension In 1903 a group of Iowa farmers cooperated with Iowa State University to establish the "extension idea" - taking the land-grant college to the people. Today Iowa State University Extension partners with citizen groups in every county in Iowa.

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01/24/2013

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02/04/2012

Calling all sheep & swine members to a meeting to discuss a funding opportunity for swine pens and possible new wash rack for sheep & bottle calves. If you would like to see these projects become a reality at the Union County Fair, please attend the meeting on Saturday, February 11th at 9 am at the extension office.

12/01/2011

Union County has set the beef weigh in date for market heifers and market steers for the 2011-2012 4-H year. Weigh in date will be December 30th from 1-6 pm. Yes, this is a Friday. More information will be coming out soon. This incloudes returning bucket calves that are steers or market heifers.

10/21/2010

Union county Record books are due Nov. 15th

09/15/2010

Attention all youth grades 6 - 12!!!! The 4-H Youth Committee in Union County is needing new members on board for the 2010-2011 year. If you are looking for a responsible leadership position in 4-H this is the perfect opportunity. Please contact Cheryl Purdum @ 641-782-8426 or send her an email @ [email protected] for more information and how to join.

Meet the Staff
09/13/2010

Meet the Staff

The Health & Nutrition WOW Newsletter is available now on the web page
09/13/2010
Union County Extension

The Health & Nutrition WOW Newsletter is available now on the web page

September has begun and the children are back to school. As the weather begins to change, do not forget that the Union County Extension office is still here to assist you with any questions you might have. We will provide you with continually updated and research based information. Please feel free ...

09/13/2010

A Safe Food class will be offered 10/26/10 at the ISU Extension Office, Adair County from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. This meets State sanitation training requirements for most foodservice operations. Topics covered: employee health and hygiene, prevention of cross contamination, time/temperature of foods, and proper cleaning and... sanitizing practices. Cost is $35 per person. Register by 10/19/10 Adair County at 641-743-8412

09/10/2010

Remember that 4H record books are due October 11, 2010. If you need worksheets or information on awards please come into the office or email Cheryl Purdum at [email protected] They will be availble on the web site by Friday next week.

09/02/2010

We have lots of things going on in September. We would like to invite you to browse our website for some upcoming dates. www.extension.iastate.edu

09/02/2010
Union County Extension

The 4H Newsletter is available now on the web page.

September has begun and the children are back to school. As the weather begins to change, do not forget that the Union County Extension office is still here to assist you with any questions you might have. We will provide you with continually updated and research based information. Please feel free ...

The Union County Extension Office is in search of a candidate to fill an Office Assistant Position. A job description ca...
09/02/2010
Union County Extension

The Union County Extension Office is in search of a candidate to fill an Office Assistant Position. A job description can be requested/obtained from the Union County Extension Office (641-782-8426) or via our website at www.extension.iastate.edu/union. To apply, please deliver a cover letter, resume and reference inf...ormation to the Union County Extension Office or email materials to [email protected]. Applications due by September 8 at 4:30 p.m.

September has begun and the children are back to school. As the weather begins to change, do not forget that the Union County Extension office is still here to assist you with any questions you might have. We will provide you with continually updated and research based information. Please feel free ...

Better Breakfast Month
08/31/2010
Better Breakfast Month

Better Breakfast Month

September is Better Breakfast Month What happens when we don’t supply our brains with enough energy for the day? We tend to become irritable, lethargic, and even develop headaches. The best solution, according to Barb Fuller, Nutrition and Health Program Specialist with ISU Extension, to avoid th...

08/31/2010

Well it has been a strange day here in Union County. A little bit of sun a little bit of rain. If you have not picked up your livestock check by Friday, we will be mailing them out. If you know you want yours mailed please contact the office at 641-782-8426 to let us know.

Iowans Encouraged to Help Track Iowa’s Ticks
08/24/2010
Iowans Encouraged to Help Track Iowa’s Ticks

Iowans Encouraged to Help Track Iowa’s Ticks

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University has an entomology lab on the far north side of campus where scientists track ticks and mosquitoes, the two leading carriers of diseases to humans in the United States. At the Medical Entomology Laboratory, Lyric Bartholomay and lab members work in partnership with ...

Progress Continues Rain Or Shine
08/24/2010
Progress Continues Rain Or Shine

Progress Continues Rain Or Shine

Farm Progress Show is the nation's largest outdoor farm show featuring 500 exhibitors and more than 300 acres of field demonstrations. The 100-acre exhibit field offers visitors the chance to catch up on all types of new farm technologies. The show is held in even years near Boone, Iowa and in odd y...

08/24/2010

There is a livestock meeting tomorrow night for the livestock exhibitors who sold their animals to pick up their checks after the presentation. If for some reason you cannot attend and need your check mailed, please email Cheryl Purdum at [email protected] with the correct address informat...ion. Those checks will not be mailed until after Wednesday's meeting.

08/23/2010

Good morning to all. We wanted to let those of you who participated in the livestock sale at the county fair this year, that we will be issuing your checks on Wednesday night after Joe Seller's presentation. That is August 25 @ 7pm @ the union County Extension office. We will see you there

08/20/2010

Good morning to all. We wanted to let those of you who participated in the livestock sale at the county fair this year, that we will be issuing your checks on Wednesday night after Joe Seller's presentation. That is August 25 @ 7pm @ the union County Extension office. We will see you there!

Sharpen Your Financial Coaching Skills
08/13/2010
Sharpen Your Financial Coaching Skills

Sharpen Your Financial Coaching Skills

Iowa State University Extension is offering a new course designed for people interested in helping those struggling with their family finances. This course is designed for volunteers, clergy and others working in nonprofit groups and organizations who assist their clients or members with financial m...

Union County          Extension
08/13/2010
Union County Extension

Union County Extension

Now that July has ended and August has begun, we will all get ready for new beginings. As your children begin to get ready to head off the the Iowa State Fair, and get ready to go back to school do not forget that the Union County Extension office is still here to assist you with any questions you m...

08/13/2010

It looks to be a rainy day in Union County, so stay dry. We all hope you enjoy your Friday. While you are stuck inside check out the training opportunities we have coming up. You can go to our website or give us a call for more information.

08/11/2010

There is a Farm Leasing class at the Pizza Ranch today from 1:30pm to 3:00pm we have room for 2 more people if you did not get signed up call the Extension office by 11:00 am. We might still be able to fit you in the schedule.

This is just around the corner, so call and get it set up to attend. 641-782-8426
08/11/2010
Training Session for Commercial Manure Applicators Scheduled for ____________ County

This is just around the corner, so call and get it set up to attend. 641-782-8426

Commercial manure applicators who have not fulfilled their 2010 manure applicator certification training requirements can receive the three hours of annual continuing instruction required to maintain their manure applicator certification on Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Iowa State Universi...

Another Serv Safe training opportunity
08/11/2010
ServSafe Training

Another Serv Safe training opportunity

ServSafe Class to be held in September ServSafe, the national certification program for food service employees, will be in Sidney, September 21 and September 27. Participants must attend both sessions. The cost of the course is $125 which includes 10 hours class time, a manual, and the natio...

08/11/2010

Remeber for those of you who are showing in Ak-Sar-Ben, the deadline to have your forms in is TODAY. All of us at the Union County Extension Office wish you all a happy day! Enjoy the sunshine, but stay cool.

08/09/2010

Do not forget that if you have entries going to the State fair they must be to the Extension office today. If you are entering Ak-Sar-Ben those must be to the Extension office by Wednesday. Enjoy your day!

08/05/2010

Good morning Union County! It looks like it might be a nice day out. We need to remind those of you who are going on to the Iowa State fair with exhibits to drop them off at the office by tomorrow, so the Cheryl can take them up for you. You do not want to miss out when you worked so hard to get there. Ak-Sar-Ben entri...es are due next week (August 11th) to the Extension office

School Expenses May Qualify for Tax Credit
08/04/2010
School Expenses May Qualify for Tax Credit

School Expenses May Qualify for Tax Credit

With the arrival of August, families with school-aged children are paying school registration fees and starting to buy school supplies. “Save those receipts! The State of Iowa offers an income tax credit equal to 25% of your costs for qualified K-12 education expenses,” according to Joyce Lash, ISU ...

Pasture Walk
08/04/2010
Pasture Walk

Pasture Walk

Pasture Walk August 23, 2010 6:00 pm Ken and Jeanne Henrichsen farm Winterset, Iowa From DM, south on 35 to Bevington exit. West 12 mile to Norwood Ave & turn left (south) for one quarter mile. Drive entrance on left (east) side of paved road. Address is 2136 Norwood Ave., Winterset Thi...

Address

811 N Sumner Ave
Creston, IA
50801

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(641) 782-8426

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