County News

May 17, 2017

Iowa State University Agronomy Department Weed Science Project will host a Herbicide Research Program Field Day on June 22 at the Curtiss Farm in Ames.

May 4, 2017

Join us for one or both of the workshops to learn how to fish or improve your fishing skills!

April 11, 2017

Agronomy classes for women to be held at the Iowa State University Field Extension Education Lab near Boone.

April 11, 2017

Congratulations to Rich Wrage who received the Distinguished Service Award from Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Mu Chapter at Iowa State University.

April 5, 2017
April 4, 2017

Learn how to build and launch a model rocket! Join the Aerospace Interest Group today!

healthy relationship wheel
April 3, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach of Boone and Story Counties are sponsoring Healthy Relationship Education in Boone this May. This is a one-day program designed for professionals who work with children and families to increase access to relationship education as a strategy to meet the safety, permanency, and well-being needs of children.

March 29, 2017

Do you work for a company providing tree care services in Iowa? Does your company offer services such as tree pruning & removal, climbing, stump grinding, repairing storm damage, pesticide/fungicide application and other types of assistance?

Council and Dr. Kress
March 29, 2017

The Boone County Extension Council was honored with the Distinguished Service Award at the annual Iowa State University Extension and Outreach awards ceremony on Sunday, March 26 at Gateway Event Center in Ames, Iowa. Each year, one Extension Council in the state of Iowa is chosen for this honor by a committee of Extension professionals.

Marshall King and 4-H sign
March 29, 2017

As a way to honor King’s memory, the Boone County 4-H Auction Committee has developed a scholarship fund. The scholarship will be given to graduating Boone County 4-H’ers who were actively involved in the livestock area, one of King’s passions. Find out how to contribute.

Master Gardener Iowa logo
March 1, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach of Boone and Story Counties to host training sessions this fall.

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.

January 3, 2017

Are you planning to shape up your finances in 2017? Perhaps you want to be more ready for retirement, or build an emergency fund, or reduce debt. Or perhaps you just want to be in control of your paycheck so that you don’t have to scramble to pay bills and buy groceries.

Paulson Scale
December 14, 2016

The Merlin Paulson Memorial has kindly donated a livestock scale to the Boone County 4-H program. This generous donation will enable the program to weigh 4-H market beef animals as needed throughout the year. 

September 7, 2016
January 6, 2015
September 18, 2013

Calling all 1st through 3rd graders!

January 24, 2013

We have a fun year planned and we hope you can participate.

November 29, 2012

If you have an interest in gardening and would like to volunteer in your community, check out the Boone County Master Gardener program!

January 4, 2012

Do you have a caring interest in youth, their learning and skill building? Do you want to be a part of the 4-H mission: to empower youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults?

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