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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.

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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 MONTHLY NEWSLETTER           Link to Iowa 4-H ONLINE          2013 Points of Pride for Cerro Gordo County!
North Iowa Fair:  July 20-24, 2016     
Iowa State Fair:  August 11-21, 2016   
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

oak
February 5, 2016

Jesse Randall, Iowa State University Extension Forester, and Greg Heidebrink, District Forester with the Iowa DNR, will lead the discussion on identification of Bur Oak Blight, control or practices available to homeowners, and professional products used to assist with tree longevity.  Feel free to bring other tree photos, samples, and questions you have about your trees going into 2016.

February 1, 2016

For 4-H'ers in grades 7-9. Travel to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum and the Grout Museum! Seats are limited. Get your reservation in today!

February 1, 2016

Come join us for a pancake breakfast and learn how to make your own personalized pillowcase!

4-H
February 1, 2016

Cerro Gordo County ISU Extension & Outreach has an immediate opening for a County 4-H Youth Coordinator. A job description and application are posted here.
Please E-mail application, cover letter, 3 professional references, and resume to John Sjolinder: oelkers@iastate.edu. No applications by phone, please. Application Deadline: March 1, 2016.

Tiling
January 19, 2016

Various aspects of farmland drainage will be the focus of a day-long workshop March 11 at the V.F.W.  in Osage located at 3693 N. Hwy. 218. The program begins at 8:15 a.m. and will adjourn at 4:15 p.m.

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January 29, 2016 03:14 PM

Interested in hunting and selling morel mushrooms in Iowa? If so, plan to take this three-hour class in March or April from Iowa State...

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