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Clover Kids After-School-watch for it in 2015!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

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!
 
 
Ways To Celebrate 4-H!!    4-H Spin Book - This book lists activities from now until July 2015

4-H MONTHLY NEWSLETTER           Link to Iowa 4-H ONLINE          2013 Points of Pride for Cerro Gordo County!
North Iowa Fair:  July 8-12, 2015      
Iowa State Fair:  August 13-23, 2015   
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

Master Gardener
January 28, 2015

Current Master Gardeners should look here for information on reporting education/volunteer hours. Master Gardener Classes are scheduled to begin here at the Cerro Gordo County Extension office in September! Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to call Cerro Gordo County Extension at 641-423-0844 and register! Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Extension, and use that training to volunteer for 40 hours in their communities.

Annie's Project
January 20, 2015

Annie's Project-Education for Farm Women is a class that will meet six consecutive Thursday evenings starting February 5, 2015, from 6-9 pm at Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach, 2023 S. Federal Ave. in Mason City. The registration fee is $75. Please register by January 29, 2015.

CK
January 15, 2015

Cerro Gordo County ISU Extension invites all kindergarten-3rd grade students at Hoover and Harding Elementary Schools to join us for a five week after-school program called Clover Kids After-School!

January 15, 2015

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.

Farm bill
January 15, 2015

A Farm Bill Workshop with Barry Terhark of Cerro Gordo County FSA will be held at Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach, 2023 S. Federal Ave., Mason City on January 28, 2015, 1:30-4 pm. If there is enough interest, meetings will also be held in February. Upcoming meetings will provide guidance for Iowa farmland owners and operators reviewing options under the Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill. Farmland owners and operators must make decisions on base acre and yield updates along with choosing an Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage commodity program.

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January 30, 2015 04:04 PM

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