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Join 4-H! Call Kelsey at 641-423-0844 to find out how.

The emerald ash borer has not yet been found in Cerro Gordo county. For information, click here.

Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach is celebrating 100 years of serving Iowans!

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Cerro Gordo County

ISU Extension in Cerro Gordo County serves Iowans through five program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Communities, Families, 4-H Youth Development.
ISU Extension in Cerro Gordo County serves as a resource to individuals and groups through publications, local workshops, and other programs.

Announcements:
 
If you have questions on any topic, please give us a call at 641-423-0844. Thank you!
 
 
4-H MONTHLY NEWSLETTER           Link to Iowa 4-H ONLINE

 
North Iowa Fair:  July 19-23, 2017  

 
Iowa State Fair:  August 10-20, 2017   

Coming soon - 2016 Points of Pride for Cerro Gordo County!

Please check out the Events Calendar on the right side of this page to find out what's happening at Cerro Gordo County Extension!
 
Cerro Gordo County Extension is also on FACEBOOK!!      Cerro Gordo County 4-H is on FACEBOOK!!

County News

Ag News
January 17, 2017

Check out the latest Ag News Today newsletter for information from Iowa State University!

wow
January 4, 2017

WOW stands for Words on Wellness – Your extension connection to nutrition and fitness. It is a newsletter for families developed by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists. Published monthly, it promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.

4-H
December 27, 2016

Find out what's happening in Cerro Gordo County 4-H! Now is the time to re-enroll in 4-H. Go to Link to Iowa 4-H ONLINE to enroll.

Beef Conference
December 21, 2016

An educational program sponsored by Iowa State University Extension & Outreach and Ellsworth Community College for North Central Iowa youth who want to learn more about beef production will be held Saturday, January 28, at the Ellsworth Community College Agriculture & Renewable Energy Center, south of Iowa Falls on Hwy 65 at 705 Ellsworth Ave. For a map and directions go to: http://www.iavalley.cc.ia.us/ecc/maps_directions.html. The program will run from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM with registration beginning at 9:00 AM.

Crop Clinic
December 15, 2016

Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicator Training information, Cerro Gordo County Extension. For pesticide testing in Mason City at NIACC, call 641-422-4266.

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