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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

May 26, 2017

Research farm field pictureThe Iowa State University Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association Annual Spring Field Day will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the ISU Research Farm in Nashua.

May 18, 2017

Grazing Cow pictureLivestock producers with an interest in strengthening or transitioning grazing practices can sharpen their skills by attending Grassroots Grazing workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension and regional Natural Resources Conservation Service.  

March 24, 2017

Young scientists doing experiment photo2017 Summer Discovery Camp: "No Bones About It....Biomechanical Engineering for Young Scientists".  10 camps to choose from in Keystone, Vinton, Atkins, Urbana, Blairstown, Van Horne and Belle Plaine.

March 8, 2017

Women in AgAgronomy in the Field is a multi-session workshop being offered to women in Iowa and Benton Counties this spring and summer.

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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Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 26, 2017 11:39 AM

Farmers looking to transition to organic production need specialized training that can be provided through an Iowa State University...

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