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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Benton County

Information from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Benton County is just a click away.  You can access information in Agriculture & Environment, Families & Healthy Living, 4-H & Youth, and Business & Community.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has research-based information and education to help you.

County News

February 16, 2017

Summer Science Discovery Camp logoISU Extension Summer Discovery Program Coordinator and Program Intern positions available in Benton County.  Job descriptions and applications available.

February 7, 2017

Cover Crop photoA Cover Crop Workshop will be held at the Central City American Legion in Central City on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

February 6, 2017

Corndog Checkoff logo picRenovate and preserve the Iowa State Fairgrounds by making a monetary donation to the program when completing your 2016 Iowa Tax form.

February 2, 2017

Morel mushroom pictureAnyone interested in being certified to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state of Iowa can attend the Morel Mushroom Identification Workshop.

February 2, 2017

ISU Human Sciences logo pictureLiving with purpose is the number one factor in living a fulfilled life.  Learn tips to live life with purpose.

 

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February 24, 2017 02:27 PM

According to the newly released Iowa Learning Farms 2016 Field Day Evaluation Report, the number of Iowa cover crop acres grew by...

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