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

September 19, 2014

Farm Safety logoJoin the Iowa Farm Safety Council and the National Safety Council to participate in the 71st annual National Farm Safety and Health Week September 21 - 27, 2014.

September 8, 2014

Tractor pictureThe 28th Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender's Seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Midway Best Western Hotel in Dubuque, Iowa.

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

August 28, 2014 02:25 PM

As late summer becomes early fall, it is a great time to get outside and do some yard work. Get tips on great ways to improve the yard,...

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