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.

County News

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.

July 1, 2015

Child nutrition photoSpend Smart, Eat Smart in the child care business online class available on July 16, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

July 1, 2015

Grazing cow photoExperience grassroots strip grazing and common watering lanes used for beef cattle at workshop for new livestock farmers. 

June 23, 2015
Master Gardner logoIf you are an avid gardener, but would like to know more about gardening, plants and horticulture and would like to meet people who share your interest in gardening, you may be interested in becoming a Master Gardener.
June 5, 2015

Random foods pictureThere will be a hands-on Food Preservation 101 Workshop held on July 29, 2015 in Vinton.

 

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

June 11, 2015 01:00 PM

Delaware County’s Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team, Delaware #1, placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl, held June 10 at...

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