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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Boone County

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Boone County Fair:  July 13 - 16, 2017

Static Exhibit Judging: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Livestock Auction: Monday, July 17, 2017


Join us for the Spring Omelet Breakfast on March 9, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 am at the Boone County Fairgrounds


County News

February 21, 2017

5th graders and above...come and learn about the responsibilities and expectations of babysitting.

February 16, 2017

Join 4-H members and friends as we travel to Des Moines to visit the State Capitol and the Science Center of Iowa.

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February 15, 2017

Agronomy in the Field is a series of workshops for women designed to improve agronomic skills and increase knowledge for decision-making. Join us this growing season near Boone. 

February 13, 2017

Boone County youth in grades 4th - 7th are invited to an evening of fun!

February 6, 2017

The world of finances is always changing, so even if you already know a lot about money, you always have more to learn.

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Our 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.

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February 24, 2017 02:27 PM

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