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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

January 29, 2015

Girl eating an apple pictureGood nutrition does not have to be expensive.  Childcare providers will learn strategies to save money on their food expenses while incorporating new ideas into menu planning.

January 29, 2015

Feedlot pictureThe Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will offer several workshops focusing on choices in feedlot facilities in February and March 2015.

January 21, 2015

Farm Bill logo2014 Farm Bill Meeting will be held on February 10, 2015 at the US Bank Community Room in Vinton.

January 6, 2015

Money Smart Week pictureDavid Oppedahl to present at Hawkeye Community College Money Smart Ag Conference on February 10, 2015 in Waterloo.

December 11, 2014

Iowa State Master Gardener logoMaster Gardener 2015 Winter Webinar Series to begin January 15, 2015.

 

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January 28, 2015 04:55 PM

Iowa State University has earned reclassification as a “Community Engaged University” from the Carnegie Foundation for the...

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