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The Smith-Lever Act of 1914 officially created the national Cooperative Extension System.

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

March 19, 2014

canner lid dial gaugeRachel Wall, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Health Specialist, will be offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners during the summer of 2014.

March 18, 2014

Master Gardener LogoThe Benton County Master Gardeners will celebrate spring at the 10th annual Benton County Garden Extravaganza! on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

March 26, 2014 02:06 PM

As tractors, combines and other farm equipment have become larger and heavier, Iowa farmers’ concerns about soil compaction and...

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