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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.

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
February 16, 2017

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

Bus
February 16, 2017

This year’s spring bus tour visits Meyers Nursery, Waterloo; In the Country Gardens & Gifts, Quasqueton; Heartland Acres Agribition Center, Independence; Four Queens Dairy Cream, Cedar Falls; and TownsEnd Winery, Hansell. Join us for a day of fun & learning! Call Becky or JoAnn to register or if you have questions, 641-423-0844.

Quarterly Newsletter
February 16, 2017

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

Crop Clinic
February 1, 2017

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

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.

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