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Post Rock District

Beloit Office
(785) 738-3597

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(785) 524-4432

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(785) 378-3174

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(785) 346-2521

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Building Strong Families

The Building Strong Families educational resource is available for our local school districts and educational environments to distribute to students and families. The resource is a tool to help community members of all ages meet health and wellness goals. Please contact a Post Rock District Office if you would like to discuss distributing this monthly resource in your educational environment.

Current Issue

Sun Safety

Protect your skin from the sun by using sunscreen, wearing sun protective clothing, and always wearing sunglasses. by Ashley Svaty Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Agent

Spring is the Perfect Time To Plant Carrots!

On April 22 we celebrate Earth Day. Make sure to spend sometime outdoors enjoying the spring weather. by Cassie Homan, Horticulture Agent

Do You Eat Like A Pig?

Just like people, livestock must have certain nutrients in their daily feed to remain healthy and continue to grow. by Blaire Tood, Livestock Agent

Agriculture is Important to all of us

Today many of us may be far removed from the farm, so teaching kids about agriculture is more important than ever! There are GREAT resources to help teach kids where their food comes from! by Sandra Wick, Crop Production Agent

Developing Financial Attitudes And Habits

One of the best things about having your own money is choosing how to use it. If you have a job or get a weekly allowance, think about short-term and long-term goals when it comes to your money. by Brenda Langdon, Family Resource Management Agent

Spark Curiosity in Kids

4-H at Home provides learning resources for kids, teens and families to enjoy from home (or anywhere) to help explore your spark! by Nora Rhoades, Youth Development Agent

Developing Financial Attitudes and Habits

Children want to learn about money, and they do so by watching you earn, save and spend. They also ask a lot of questions. Talk with children about developing positive financial habits. by Brenda Langdon, Family Resource Management Agent

The Power of Sleep

Sleep has a major impact on overall health and quality of life, including the way we feel, look, and perform on a daily basis. Your body needs sleep to repair muscles, consolidate memories, and regulate hormones and appetite. Learn how to improve your sleep routine in the latest Building Strong Families resource from Post Rock Extension District. by Ashley Svaty, Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Agent 

Bonding Through Board Games

Strong families try to find time to spend together. Board games provide face-to-face interaction, helping families get connected and create lasting memories. The Post Rock District's latest Building Strong Families resource explains many benefits of playing board games as well as things to consider when carving out time for a family game night. by Nora Rhoades, Youth Development Agent 

Teaching Children Money Management

Teaching kids about money management can be included in day to day activities and errands. Kids can earn money by doing small jobs for their family or neighbors. They can save the money earned for something they are wanting to purchase or open a savings account at the bank. by Brenda Langdon, Family Resource Management Agent