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April 12, 2016

Follow the adventures of CY as we celebrated Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week here at Cerro Gordo County Extension & Outreach March 27-April 2, 2016! Come visit us at 2023 S. Federal, Mason City. We are here to help build a storn Iowa!

wow
April 4, 2016

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
April 4, 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.

Planting
February 25, 2016

To learn more about gardening, contact the Cerro Gordo County ISU Extension and Outreach office or visit the online ISU Extension store at https://store.extension.iastate.edu/  .

Crop Clinic
February 17, 2016

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

winter 2016
February 9, 2016

Our Quarterly Newsletter contains information on Agriculture, Communities, Families, Horticulture, and 4-H & Youth programs!

4-H
January 7, 2016

From the Inside Out: Discover Your Super Powers is a  new leadership series for grades 7-12 to discover your leadership powers! Attend one, two, or all three sessions to develop your skills and learn how to lead in whatever group you are part of in 4-H, in school, or in the community.

2015 Awards
November 5, 2015

The 2015 4-H Fall Awards Banquet was held on November 1 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City for 4-H'ers and their families. Over 100 attended the pasta supper, silent auction, and awards program.

4-H
October 13, 2015

4-H has been, and continues to be, a positive youth & family experience in Cerro Gordo County!

Farmland leasing
October 6, 2015

This video will guide landowners and renters through the process of finding the right kind of lease for their situation. The video is by Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension Farm and Ag Business Management Specialist.

August 13, 2015

A source of help and information for Iowans in need: Legal, Finance, Caring for Yourself and Others, Crisis/Disaster, Overcoming Adversity, and learn more about Iowa Concern.

Fair
August 11, 2015

 If you or someone you know is interested in joining the 4-H program or would like more information, please contact the Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach office at 641-423-0844.  You can also e-mail Bobbi Jo Wild at bobbiw@iastate.edu  for more information.
 

Preserve
February 6, 2015

Don't know what to do with your excess garden produce? Do you want to learn how to preserve food safely at home? Come to Food Preservation 101: Introductory Course for Home Food Preservation at Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach on Tuesday, February 17, 2015!
 

Cover Crops
February 5, 2015

Look here to find ISU Extension publications online! Topics include: Families & Consumers, Agriculture Production & Management, Community & Business Interests, Natural Resources, and Other Interests.

Farm safety
January 1, 2015

Farm Safety is important!

December 17, 2014

Cerro Gordo County 4-H Teen Council found out that serving the community can be a fun experience in itself. The 4-H Teen Council spent Wednesday evening, December 10, 2014 purchasing Toys for Tots at Mills Fleet Farm in Mason City.

December 16, 2014
Identity theft is growing; the fastest growing type of financial fraud.12 million reported cases of fraud last year resulted in $9 million in lost income. The average payment last year was $9,650. Extension and Outreach finance specialists offer log on and learn sessions to learn more.
August 27, 2014

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic insect that is destructive to ash trees (Fraxinus species). The adult stage causes minor feeding damage to ash foliage. The larval stage feeds beneath the bark and disrupts water and nutrient flow within the tree,

A Gift Worth Sharing
December 17, 2013

Education from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is a gift worth sharing. We're 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. Together ... making a difference for Iowans.

October 4, 2013

FaceBook and Twitter in the class room Why's and How-to's.

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