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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

August 27, 2015

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day logoThe Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is planned for Benton County 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Vinton.

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.

 

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