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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

September 3, 2015

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.

July 1, 2015

Cows grazing photoBeef producers will learn tips from each other in five-part series of the Greenhorn Grazing Program.  2nd session will be held on July 21, 2015.

May 19, 2015

Preserve the Taste of Summer logoIowans can learn how to "Preserve the Taste of Summer" during online lessons and hands-on workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 15, 2015 09:28 AM

Educating the next generation of farmers is a goal of Iowa State University’s Integrated Pest Management program.

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