Benton County

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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.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

County News

June 26, 2014

Farmland pictureIowa State University Extension and Outreach offices across east central Iowa are hosting farmland leasing meetings from August 6, 2014 through August 21, 2014 at selected locations.

June 19, 2014

Master Gardener summer webinar series logoThe theme for the 2014 Summer Webinar Series is Totally Trees. 

June 19, 2014

Master Gardener logo pictureAre 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.

May 30, 2014

Cows in Field pictureExperienced Iowa graziers and others looking to upgrade their forage management programs should join the Certified Grazier program. 

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 11, 2014 10:00 AM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon focusing on pasture improvement on Thursday, July 31.

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