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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

October 14, 2016

Start to Farm groups are designed to help participants grow their farm business.  Join the ISU Extension Dairy Team in a beginning farmer series designed to assist new dairy producers or those transitioning to a new system.  

October 12, 2016

Iowa State University Food Science and Human Nutrition Department will be presenting "Processed Foods and Health: Deciphering the Facts" in Dubuque on November 17, 2016.

October 10, 2016

County Youth Coordinator Position available at the Benton County Extension Office.

September 23, 2016

Information regarding flooded fields in northeast Iowa in 2016.  

September 7, 2016

Voters will have the opportunity to elect four members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Benton County Council from a slate of seven candidates at the November 8, 2016 general election.


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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

October 24, 2016 09:38 AM

Registration remains open for 16th annual Iowa Organic Conference to be held Nov. 13-14 in Iowa City.

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