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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

February 9, 2016

Benton/Tama Field Day, Effectively Managing Cover Crops With Your Cash Crop in Mind, will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in VInton.

February 9, 2016

There will be a Cover Crop Spring Management Workshop held on March 1, 2016 in Iowa City.

February 4, 2016

A Cover Crop Spring Management Workshop will be held on February 25, 2016 at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo.

January 28, 2016

Beef Feedlot Roundtable offered at 3 Iowa locations on February 9, 2016.

January 21, 2016

Paul Crawford introduced as ISU Extension and Outreach Regional Director for Cedar Rapids area.

 

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January 11, 2016 09:33 AM

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