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Black Hawk County
We are committed to provide our citizens with "Information for Everyday Living." Iowa State University Extension offers education and information to the citizens of Iowa through the following areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Community and Economic Development, Families, and 4-H Youth Development.
We're focused on feeding people, keeping them healthy, helping their communities prosper and thrive, and turning the world over to the next generation better than we found it!
We are . . . Read Our 2016 Stakeholders Report!
• A community based agency working to bring research based programs and services to you!
• Working to help people live better through life-changing programs and life-enhancing volunteerism!
• An answer line for alll questions related to family, food, nutriition, insects, plants, finances and farming!
• Focused on prepapring youth to be leaders and learners
• Feb. 28 - Mar. 2 - Hawkeye Farm Show at the UNI-Dome Read more
• Mar. 1 - 9:00am & 1:00pm - Commerical Pesticide C-CIC at Ext., Ornamental & Turfgrass 3O, 3T, 3OT & 10. Read more
• Mar. 4 - Cedar Valley Local Food & Film Festival at Waterloo Center for the Arts Read More
• Mar. 8 - Finances of Caregiving Classes, ends March 30th at Windcove, See brochure
• Mar. 8 - Noon-2:00pm Master Gardeners Webinar: Growing & Harvesting Vegetables, Public Welcome Read More
• Mar. 9 - 6:00-8:00pm Master Gardeners Webinar: Growing & Harvesting Vegetables, Public Welcome Read More
• Mar. 21 - JUNTOS Family Programs begins, read more...
• Mar. 21-April 18 School Garden 101 Classes read more...
• Feb. 24th Mixed Media Canvas Workshop for all ages, 4:00-6:00pm Read more...
• Feb. 28th Legislative Trip for 6th, 7th & 8th Graders, Read more...
23rd Annual Omelet Breakfast! Read more...
• June 16-17 - Region 9 4-H Jr. Camp for 4th-6th graders Download Application
• MAY 15th - ALL LIVESTOCK (including dog and pets) ENTRIES: Must be entered into www.4honline.com by May 15th except rabbits and they need to be entered online by July 1st.
• JULY 13th - All LIVESTOCK and NON LIVESTOCK (STATIC) projects need to be entered into blackhawk.fairentry.com (not open yet) by July 13TH. Enter all projects, you can delete later at the fair.
• July 1st - STATE FAIR Livestock entries are due by July 1st web link coming soon.
• July 25 -29th - Black Hawk County 4-H & FFA Fair! Read more....
MAP OF CLUBS
Featured "At Work for Iowa" articleOur Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy
Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.
Counties Main Menu
- About Us
- 4-H & Youth
- Agriculture & Environment
- Business & Community
- Families & Healthy Living
Black Hawk County Events
- 4-H Legislative Trip, 6,7,8 & 9th Graders
- Hawkeye Farm Show
- Hawkeye Farm Show
- Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Categories: 3O, 3T, 3OT, and 10
- Your Money Your Future - Making Ends Meet
All Events for Black Hawk County
• Aug. 2016 Farmland Leasing Meeting Notes
• Iowa Land Value Website (CARD)
• 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa
• 2016 Iowa Land Values
• 2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey
•2015 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey
• Iowa Cash Rent Farm Lease (Short Form)
•Ag Decision Marker Website - Agricultural Economics and Business
• ISU Soil Temperature Website
• AgMRC Renewable Energy Website
• Beginning Farmer Center Website
•CALT Newsletter - ISU Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation
• ISU Dairy Team Newsletter
• Farm Financial Planning Programs
•Iowa Farm Outlook Website
• IOWA Concern HOTLINE
•Just In Time Parenting
• Licensed Tree Services of Waterloo
•MASTER GARDENER INFO
•Rural Innovator Newsletter-sign-up
•Science of Parenting Blog
•SOIL TESTING Forms
•Small Farm Sustainability Newsletter
•Spend Smart, Eat Smart
•Words On Wellness
• Women in Ag Newsletter Sign Up
•2013 BlackHawk Ext. Stakeholders REPORT
About Black Hawk Extension Flyer
Control of Bed Bugs
Common Household Spiders