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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.

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County News

July 28, 2016

Farmland Leasing Meetings to be held to increase understanding of rental agreements.  Farm tenants and land owners are encouraged to attend August 5, 2016 meeting in Van Horne.

June 30, 2016

Are you an avid gardener, but would like to know more about gardening, plants and horticulture?  Would you like to meet people who share your interest in gardening?  If so, you may be interested in becoming a MASTER GARDENER.

June 23, 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.

June 20, 2016

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a summer webinar series in 2016 providing information on shade, trees and native garden insects - June 22, 2016, June 29, 2016 and August 10, 2016.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Visitors will enjoy $70,000 of improvements to the Discovery Garden during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 11-21. It’s a prime example of how the Polk County Master Gardeners – and ISU Extension and Outreach – serve and give back to Iowans through education and engagement.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

July 29, 2016 03:19 PM

The manual, field guide and assessment card were developed as sources of information for farmers, agronomists and other agriculture...

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