County News

MAC
February 1, 2017

Cerro Gordo County Extension & Outreach will offer the three hours of the Manure Applicator Certification Program's annual training through a satellite downlink/webcast on January 5, click here for other 2017 locations. This program will serve as training for recertification or for initial certification. Contact Cerro Gordo County Extension & Outreach, 641-423-0844 or xcerrogordo@iastate.edu, for more details regarding this program.

4-H
February 1, 2017

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.

wow
February 1, 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.

garden calendar
December 14, 2016

2017 Garden Calendar - Indoor Flower Power - This year's calendar offers ways to welcome invited guests and hints to deter those who drop by to help themselves. This calendar makes a great gift and a handy garden journal too! Now only $5 each!

Farmland
December 13, 2016

Check here for farmland leasing information to answer questions that landowners, tenants or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland. Topics include land values and cash rent trends, cost of production, methods for determining a rental rate, legislative updates regarding leases, and communicating with tenants or landlords. Check here for video resources.

dare to excel
November 1, 2016

Help children succeed at school by creating a home environment that leads to trust, self-control, and independence. This nine-issue series develops themes such as routines, media limits, and good nutrition. Includes back-to-school tips to get kids ready for a new school year.

Fair
November 1, 2016

 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 Kelsey Warner at kdwarner@iastate.edu  for more information.
 

September 23, 2016

The resources on this page and on the Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Finding Answers Now page provide information Iowans can use to plan before a flood situation, recover and clean up from flood water damage, and conserve water.

Your Money
August 29, 2016

Your Money Your Future is an online course offered the first Monday of each month, designed to help people live in this difficult economy and plan for the future.

float
June 7, 2016

A float put together by members of the Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach Council and staff won the Grand Marshal Award-2nd place in the North Iowa Band Festival on Saturday, May 28.

Kelsey
June 1, 2016

Meet Kelsey Warner from Larchwood, Iowa! She has been hired as the new County Youth Coordinator for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Cerro Gordo County. You can contact Kelsey at 641-423-0844 or email her at kdwarner@iastate.edu.

100
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!

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/  .

4-H
October 13, 2015

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

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.

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!

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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