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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 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.

January 14, 2016

Driftless Region Beef Conference to be held on February 4-5, 2016 in Dubuque.  This conference will provide research-based beef production information to beef producers in the Driftless Region.

September 3, 2015

Call AnswerLine for Safe Canning Advice.  Before trying any of those old family canning recipes, call AnswerLine, the home and family hotline at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

 

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