Warren County Extension & 4-H

Warren County Extension & 4-H Positive youth development viewing young people as vital resources with assets and potential to be developed. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Warren County Extension provides resources to help you improve your life with financial tips, community-building programs and health information.
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All Iowans, no matter your jobs or interests, can benefit from this wealth of information. Take the initiative to improve your daily life: start a project; check rental rates; become a Master Gardener; or join 4-H for opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life.

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06/02/2021

Photos from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's post

05/28/2021
🚨 YQCA DEADLINE IS APPROACHING 🚨The Deadline for YQCA is June 1st. Please make sure your youth has completed the online ...
05/27/2021

🚨 YQCA DEADLINE IS APPROACHING 🚨

The Deadline for YQCA is June 1st. Please make sure your youth has completed the online YQCA training this year.

If you have any questions, please call our office at 515-961-6237 or email [email protected]

YQCA Website: https://yqca.learngrow.io/Account/Login

🚨 YQCA DEADLINE IS APPROACHING 🚨

The Deadline for YQCA is June 1st. Please make sure your youth has completed the online YQCA training this year.

If you have any questions, please call our office at 515-961-6237 or email [email protected]

YQCA Website: https://yqca.learngrow.io/Account/Login

Please help us send Joy Rouse, Human Science Family Life Specialist, into retirement with your well wishes! Cards may be...
05/27/2021

Please help us send Joy Rouse, Human Science Family Life Specialist, into retirement with your well wishes!

Cards may be sent by June 9th to the Warren County Extension Office.

Thank you Joy, for all you have done!

💛❤️

Please help us send Joy Rouse, Human Science Family Life Specialist, into retirement with your well wishes!

Cards may be sent by June 9th to the Warren County Extension Office.

Thank you Joy, for all you have done!

💛❤️

05/26/2021

#DYK? 1️⃣ in 5️⃣ adults experiences mental illness each year.

➡ Learn more on how you can support those around you. Watch our recent "Tips from an Expert: Mental Health Awareness Month:” https://fb.watch/5BxY83xOVl/

#MentalHealthMonth #MentalHealth #StrongIowa NAMI Iowa COVID Recovery Iowa

🍀 Help us welcome our summer staff! 🍀Antoinette Veldhuizen & Lindsey Meyers
05/25/2021

🍀 Help us welcome our summer staff! 🍀

Antoinette Veldhuizen & Lindsey Meyers

🍀 Help us welcome our summer staff! 🍀

Antoinette Veldhuizen & Lindsey Meyers

Warren County 4-H Scholarships are closing soon!Visit our website for more information: https://www.extension.iastate.ed...
05/25/2021

Warren County 4-H Scholarships are closing soon!

Visit our website for more information: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/warren/content/scholarship-information

We encourage all Warren County 4-H seniors to apply for these scholarship opportunities! Please read the guidelines and applications carefully. Both scholarships are due to the Warren County Extension office on May 28th.

Warren County 4-H Scholarships are closing soon!

Visit our website for more information: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/warren/content/scholarship-information

We encourage all Warren County 4-H seniors to apply for these scholarship opportunities! Please read the guidelines and applications carefully. Both scholarships are due to the Warren County Extension office on May 28th.

❌ Fizz, Bubble, Goo and Fun with Bots is currently full! ❌We have spots filling fast so please make sure to click on the...
05/25/2021

❌ Fizz, Bubble, Goo and Fun with Bots is currently full! ❌

We have spots filling fast so please make sure to click on the link to get signed up.
https://form.jotform.com/warren4h/summercamps

If you have any questions please email [email protected] or call 515-961-6237.

Thank you!

Summer Day Camp Registration is OPEN, please register here: ➡️ https://form.jotform.com/warren4h/summercamps! ⬅️

Payment can be made at our office, in the East door drop box after hours, by mail, or by card over the phone.

Summer Day Camp Registration is OPEN, please register here: ➡️ https://form.jotform.com/warren4h/summercamps!  ⬅️Payment...
05/24/2021

Summer Day Camp Registration is OPEN, please register here: ➡️ https://form.jotform.com/warren4h/summercamps! ⬅️

Payment can be made at our office, in the East door drop box after hours, by mail, or by card over the phone.

Summer Day Camp Registration is OPEN, please register here: ➡️ https://form.jotform.com/warren4h/summercamps! ⬅️

Payment can be made at our office, in the East door drop box after hours, by mail, or by card over the phone.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has partnered with Utah State University Extension to offer Remote Work Cer...
05/21/2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has partnered with Utah State University Extension to offer Remote Work Certificate Course.

This course will equip yourself with the tools and skills needed to transition from on-site work into a virtual career or freelance work. The cost is $249 and for an additional $130, teachers can receive two Teacher Licensure Renewal Credits. Participants must register by June 1, 2021.

Please go to https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/remote-work for any additional information and to get registered.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has partnered with Utah State University Extension to offer Remote Work Certificate Course.

This course will equip yourself with the tools and skills needed to transition from on-site work into a virtual career or freelance work. The cost is $249 and for an additional $130, teachers can receive two Teacher Licensure Renewal Credits. Participants must register by June 1, 2021.

Please go to https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/remote-work for any additional information and to get registered.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Facing Farm Stress
05/20/2021
Mental Health Awareness Month: Facing Farm Stress

Mental Health Awareness Month: Facing Farm Stress

At any time, unstable prices, weather, crop or livestock disease, or equipment and communication breakdowns may make the reality of farm living difficult to deal with. Farm stress certainly may affect mental health and it’s OK to acknowledge the stress you may be facing.

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is hosting several virtual Preserve the Taste of...
05/18/2021

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is hosting several virtual Preserve the Taste of Summer courses from now until June 2nd.

Preserve the Taste of Summer: Salsa Making Basics is being offered on Wednesday, June 2nd from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The course is 1 hour and free to registrants.

Please click on the link below to register!
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/events?filter=preserve+the+taste+of+summer

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is hosting several virtual Preserve the Taste of Summer courses from now until June 2nd.

Preserve the Taste of Summer: Salsa Making Basics is being offered on Wednesday, June 2nd from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The course is 1 hour and free to registrants.

Please click on the link below to register!
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/events?filter=preserve+the+taste+of+summer

05/18/2021

Season 1️⃣ of CropsTV is now available on YouTube!

🌱 #DYK? Last winter extension crops specialists hosted nearly 40 virtual episodes of #CropsTV.
Now all sessions are captioned and available for you to enjoy, at no cost!

➡ go.iastate.edu/emJUlg
#StrongIowa #farm

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! NAMI provided a great resource for the common warning signs of mental illness. #me...
05/17/2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

NAMI provided a great resource for the common warning signs of mental illness.

#mentalhealth #mentalhealthmonth #mentalhealthawarenessmonth
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

NAMI provided a great resource for the common warning signs of mental illness.

#mentalhealth #mentalhealthmonth #mentalhealthawarenessmonth
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

❌ 2 MORE DAYS! ❌Livestock ID and Enrollment Deadline is this Saturday, May 15th. If you have any questions please make s...
05/13/2021

❌ 2 MORE DAYS! ❌

Livestock ID and Enrollment Deadline is this Saturday, May 15th.

If you have any questions please make sure to give us a call at 515-961-6237.

Hours:
Thursday- 9:00-12:30 1:00-4:30
Friday- 9:00-12:30

🚨DEADLINES ARE APPROACHING!🚨

Enrollment Deadline- May 15th
Livestock ID Deadline- May 15th
YQCA Deadline- June 1st

Families, please be sure your status in 4-H Online is "approved", all livestock you plan to show at the Warren County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair is properly identified in 4-HOnline, and your youth has completed the online YQCA training this year.

If you have any questions call the Warren County Extension Office at 515-961-6237.

Photos from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's post
05/12/2021

Photos from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's post

05/10/2021

Did you know...May is Beef Month?
Fun fact: You would have to eat 6 tablespoons of peanut butter (564 calories) to get the same amount of protein provided by one 3-oz serving of lean beef (150 calories).

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!Make sure to check out this helpful flyer provided by Project STOMP.#MentalHealth #...
05/10/2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Make sure to check out this helpful flyer provided by Project STOMP.

#MentalHealth #MentalHealthMonth #mentalhealthawarenessmonth
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Make sure to check out this helpful flyer provided by Project STOMP.

#MentalHealth #MentalHealthMonth #mentalhealthawarenessmonth
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

🚨DEADLINES ARE APPROACHING!🚨Enrollment Deadline- May 15thLivestock ID Deadline- May 15thYQCA Deadline- June 1stFamilies,...
05/07/2021

🚨DEADLINES ARE APPROACHING!🚨

Enrollment Deadline- May 15th
Livestock ID Deadline- May 15th
YQCA Deadline- June 1st

Families, please be sure your status in 4-H Online is "approved", all livestock you plan to show at the Warren County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair is properly identified in 4-HOnline, and your youth has completed the online YQCA training this year.

If you have any questions call the Warren County Extension Office at 515-961-6237.

🚨DEADLINES ARE APPROACHING!🚨

Enrollment Deadline- May 15th
Livestock ID Deadline- May 15th
YQCA Deadline- June 1st

Families, please be sure your status in 4-H Online is "approved", all livestock you plan to show at the Warren County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair is properly identified in 4-HOnline, and your youth has completed the online YQCA training this year.

If you have any questions call the Warren County Extension Office at 515-961-6237.

Are you retiring in the next few years? Be ready for the decisions you will face!Iowa State Extension and Outreach is of...
05/05/2021

Are you retiring in the next few years? Be ready for the decisions you will face!

Iowa State Extension and Outreach is offering Writing Your Retirement Paycheck workshop online on Wednesday, May 26th and Wednesday, June 2nd from 6:30-8:30 PM. The cost is $25 per person or couple. Please click on the link below to get registered.
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/event_details/a0O4p000007mn2EEAQ/Writing%20Your%20Retirement%20Paycheck

Are you retiring in the next few years? Be ready for the decisions you will face!

Iowa State Extension and Outreach is offering Writing Your Retirement Paycheck workshop online on Wednesday, May 26th and Wednesday, June 2nd from 6:30-8:30 PM. The cost is $25 per person or couple. Please click on the link below to get registered.
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/event_details/a0O4p000007mn2EEAQ/Writing%20Your%20Retirement%20Paycheck

The Fencing and Grazing Clinic, organized and hosted by the Iowa Beef Center, the Department of Animal Science at Iowa S...
05/04/2021

The Fencing and Grazing Clinic, organized and hosted by the Iowa Beef Center, the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University, and the Beef Teaching Farm at Iowa State University, is set for June 17th at the Beef Teaching Farm in Ames.

Participants will be able to see and ask about methods being tried on the farm for extending the grazing season and controlling cow costs. It is free to attend, but registration is required. The clinic will run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and includes a meal prepared by the Story County Cattlemen.

Click on the link to get registered for this event!
http://www.aep.iastate.edu/fencing/

The Fencing and Grazing Clinic, organized and hosted by the Iowa Beef Center, the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University, and the Beef Teaching Farm at Iowa State University, is set for June 17th at the Beef Teaching Farm in Ames.

Participants will be able to see and ask about methods being tried on the farm for extending the grazing season and controlling cow costs. It is free to attend, but registration is required. The clinic will run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and includes a meal prepared by the Story County Cattlemen.

Click on the link to get registered for this event!
http://www.aep.iastate.edu/fencing/

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! 🎉Join us in these daily mindfulness practices. Iowa State University Extension and...
05/03/2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! 🎉

Join us in these daily mindfulness practices.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

#MentalHealth #MentalHealthMonth #mentalhealthawarenessmonth

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! 🎉

Join us in these daily mindfulness practices.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

#MentalHealth #MentalHealthMonth #mentalhealthawarenessmonth

Reminder that the Warren County 4-H Foundation is hosting an online auction! Bidding closes this Friday, April 30th! 🍀
04/28/2021
Warren County 4H Foundation | Putney Auction Service

Reminder that the Warren County 4-H Foundation is hosting an online auction! Bidding closes this Friday, April 30th! 🍀

Buy At Auction. Basket #1-Pork Package, Basket #2-Lets Go on a Picnic, Basket #3-Boo!, Basket #4-Norwalk Bundle, Basket #5-Iowa State University Tailgating, Basket #6-Barnwood Decor, Basket #7-Lets get Cookin', Basket #8-Lets Go Gardening, Basket #9-Campfire Basket, Basket #10-Equipment Maintenance,...

Today is the day! Tune in at 10:00 AM for a COVID-19 Vaccine Information session. The Iowa Department of Public Health (...
04/24/2021

Today is the day! Tune in at 10:00 AM for a COVID-19 Vaccine Information session.

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine during the month of April. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts. Sessions are scheduled for April 17, 19 and 24. There is no fee or registration required and the sessions are open to all.

Full details and links to each session can be found here: https://www.iowacovidinfo.org/

Today is the day! Tune in at 10:00 AM for a COVID-19 Vaccine Information session.

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine during the month of April. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts. Sessions are scheduled for April 17, 19 and 24. There is no fee or registration required and the sessions are open to all.

Full details and links to each session can be found here: https://www.iowacovidinfo.org/

The Greater Des Moines Partnership has launched the Central Iowa Broadband Internet Survey for 11 counties in the region...
04/23/2021
Central Iowa Broadband Internet Survey

The Greater Des Moines Partnership has launched the Central Iowa Broadband Internet Survey for 11 counties in the region. The purpose of the survey is to measure broadband internet availability and identify that do not currently meet consumer needs and expectations. The survey will be open from March 24th through Tuesday, April 27th.

Please click on the link to complete the survey.

The Central Iowa Broadband Internet Survey is a comprehensive study of broadband internet usage and availability for 11 counties in the region. Working with broadband internet professionals and local leaders, the goal is to create a one-of-a-kind study that will provide decision-makers a detailed vi...

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is hosting several virtual Preserve the Taste of...
04/22/2021

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is hosting several virtual Preserve the Taste of Summer courses from now until June 2nd.
The Preserve the Taste of Summer 101 course is a general overview that highlights the key information Iowans need to get started preserving food at home. The Preserve the Taste of Summer Jam Making Basics and Preserve the Taste of Summer Salsa Making Basics will provide in depth information on safely preserving jams, jellies and salsas respectively. Each course is 1 hour and free to registrants.

The next online class is Preserve the Taste of Summer: Jam Making Basics on April 29th from 6:30-7:30 PM. Click on the link below to get registered!

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/events?filter=preserve+the+taste+of+summer

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is hosting several virtual Preserve the Taste of Summer courses from now until June 2nd.
The Preserve the Taste of Summer 101 course is a general overview that highlights the key information Iowans need to get started preserving food at home. The Preserve the Taste of Summer Jam Making Basics and Preserve the Taste of Summer Salsa Making Basics will provide in depth information on safely preserving jams, jellies and salsas respectively. Each course is 1 hour and free to registrants.

The next online class is Preserve the Taste of Summer: Jam Making Basics on April 29th from 6:30-7:30 PM. Click on the link below to get registered!

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/events?filter=preserve+the+taste+of+summer

Tune in on Saturday, April 24th at 10:00 AM for another COVID-19 Vaccine Information session!The Iowa Department of Publ...
04/22/2021

Tune in on Saturday, April 24th at 10:00 AM for another COVID-19 Vaccine Information session!

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine during the month of April. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts. Sessions are scheduled for April 17, 19 and 24. There is no fee or registration required and the sessions are open to all.

Full details and links to each session can be found here: https://www.iowacovidinfo.org/

Tune in on Saturday, April 24th at 10:00 AM for another COVID-19 Vaccine Information session!

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine during the month of April. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts. Sessions are scheduled for April 17, 19 and 24. There is no fee or registration required and the sessions are open to all.

Full details and links to each session can be found here: https://www.iowacovidinfo.org/

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200 West 2nd Ave.
Indianola, IA
50125

Opening Hours

Monday 13:00 - 16:30
Monday 09:00 - 12:30
Tuesday 13:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:30
Wednesday 13:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 12:30
Thursday 13:00 - 16:30
Thursday 09:00 - 12:30
Friday 09:00 - 00:30

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(515) 961-6237

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