ISU Extension and Outreach Week set

In observance of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, which is March 23-29, the Webster County office will be holding an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. March 26 at 217 S. 25th St., Suite C12.

There will be cookies and lemonade, free recipes from the Food and Nutrition program, a scavenger hunt with drawings for prizes for adults and kids, a coloring contest and temporary tattoos, and a variety of displays with information on topics including money management, 4-H youth programs, agriculture, business and industry, gardening and preserving foods, strengthening families, food and nutrition, and more.

Extension will also be collecting food items for local food donation sites. For more information about Extension and Outreach Week, contact Ally Zagers, 576-2119, or visit

For more than a century, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has put the university’s research to work throughout the state with offices in all 99 Iowa counties.