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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 17, 2016

Grassroots Grazing 2016 - A grazing management series for beginning and young livestock producers with the first of a three-part series to be held on June 9, 2016 in Belle Plaine.

April 11, 2016

Call AnswerLine for Safe Canning Advice.  Before trying any of those old family canning recipes, call AnswerLine, the home and family hotline at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 5, 2016

Benton County Extension will be offering the Summer Science Discovery Camp this summer in Atkins, Belle Plaine, Blairstown, Keystone, Urbana, Van Horne and Vinton.

March 28, 2016

There are several upcoming childcare trainings in Regions 10 and 15.

 

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People from 14 states contributed handmade squares to “yarn bomb” an Ames building. ISU Extension and Outreach specialist Jennifer Drinkwater explains the result: Intertwine, public art that engages Iowans.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 26, 2016 02:13 PM

Field days provide opportunity for gardeners to learn about year’s garden themes - donating produce to food banks and planting for...

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