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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 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.

September 8, 2014

Trees Forever logoThe Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Trees Forever will be holding a field day at Kent Park in Oxford on September 20, 2014.

August 25, 2014

Farm Safety logoThe annual Benton County Safety Day Camp will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Vinton.

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 25, 2014 08:58 AM

Iowa now has 13 counties infested with Emerald Ash Borer after beetles were found in Story City.

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