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

April 15, 2015

Trees Forever logoTrees Forever and DNR will be offering a Backyard Forest Conference on May 16, 2015 at Wickiup Hill in Toddville. 

April 15, 2015

Summer Science Discovery Camp logo"A World in Motion" is this years theme for the Summer Science Discovery Camp.  10 camps offered between June 1, 2015 to July 10, 2015.

February 9, 2015

Master Gardener LogoThe Benton County Master Gardeners 2015 Extravaganza will be held on April 18, 2015 at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center in Vinton.

January 29, 2015

Girl eating an apple pictureGood nutrition does not have to be expensive.  Childcare providers will learn strategies to save money on their food expenses while incorporating new ideas into menu planning.

 

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April 10, 2015 12:35 PM

Four 4-H members are representing Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 11-16 in Washington, D.C. The youth are from Worth, Van...

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