Black Hawk County

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener. State University Extension and Outreach: 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.

 • Volunteer Coordinator  See Description Submit cover letter, resume, application and three references to 
• May 3rd - Virtual Tour of the Iowa Food Hub at Extension, 10:30am. Read more...
• May 13th  IDALS Pesticide Testing Second Friday of the Month at Black Hawk Extension, 10:00-2:00pm  Read More...
• June 13-17 Iowa Agricultural Medicine Course, Reduce Registation fee by May 13th. Read more...
• Schedule of events for Black Hawk County Fair.        • Challenge Classes everyone can enter, not just 4-Hers!  
• May 7th - 4-H Sheep & Goat Weigh-In 9:00-10:30am at the Hawkeye College Farm
• May 7th - 9:00-1:00am Parent/Child "Make Your Own Yogurt" at Three Pines Farm (Class is full)
• May 15th LIVESTOCK ID Due (Help Sheet ) in 4-H Online
• May 15th IOWA State Fair Market Beef, Sheep, and Swine Help Sheets enter on 4-H Online
 (Please Note: IOWA State Fair
also needs to be enter into IOWA STATE Fair by July 1st, Read more)
• June 10th &11th - Region 9 Junior 4-H Camp Download Registation form here, Early bird deadline is May 15th.
• June 28-30th Iowa 4-H Youth Conference (Ages 8th - 12th grade)
 More into here Register by June 1 to save $25.
• 4-H Shooting Sports, First Saturday of the Month, 9:00am, Chickasaw Hall, Hawkeye Campus.
• 4-H Archery, May 21st, 9:00am at the Archery Store
SERVSAFE - May 12, 2016 at Black Hawk Extension  • 2016 BROCHURE
 Cedar Valley Grows info         Download 2016 Local Food Guide
 Emerald Ash Borer Information 

 Master Gardener Club Information 

County News

May 5, 2016

For Kindergarten and 1st Graders: June 17th at Elk Run Heights City Hall, June 21st & 28th at Cedar Valley Arboretum, July 12th at Allen College
For 2nd & 3rd Graders: June 20th at Elk Run Heights City Hall, June 23rd & 30th at Cedar Valley Arboretum, July 14th at Allen College
Register Here:

April 29, 2016

4-H Dog Obedience Classes will begin Wednesday, May 4th at 6:00-7:00 pm at the Devonshire school parking lot until July 6th. Devonshire School at 515 Devonshire Dr, Waterloo, IA. Classes are free. There are no classes for Dog Agility this year, however you may still enter Dog Agility at fair. Please RSVP to Bring your veterinary shot papers.

April 28, 2016

April 21st, Iowa State Extension and Outreach Region 9 had there All Staff Meeting at the Dan Gable Museum, downtown Waterloo. Presenters where ... read more...

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 4, 2016 02:42 PM

Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and...

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