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Become a Master Gardener! Call 423-0844 to find out how.

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Join 4-H! Call 641-423-0844 and ask for Bobbi Jo today!

ISU experts encourage homeowners to evaluate their ash trees.

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 20-24, 2016     2016 4-H/FFA Fairbook

4-H Fair Exhibit Entry Helpsheet 2016    FFA Livestock Entry Form 2016
 
Iowa State Fair:  August 11-21, 2016   

2015 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

wow
August 23, 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.

Summer 2016
August 23, 2016

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

ice cream
August 18, 2016

You're invited to Cerro Gordo County ISU Extension's 100th Anniversary Ice Cream Social on Friday, September 2, from 2-4 p.m. at the Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach office, 2023 S. Federal Ave., Mason City. Stop in for apple crisp and ice cream!

4-H
August 18, 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.

Farmland
August 18, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting multiple farmland leasing meetings during July and August at various times and locations throughout Iowa. The annual meeting is offered to address questions that landowners, tenants or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland. Topics will 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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 24, 2016 03:29 PM

Master Gardener trainees will come to the Iowa State campus in October for the program’s annual class. The course, which will be...

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