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

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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.

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          
2015 Points of Pride for Cerro Gordo County!

SpringFest Booklet      SpringFest Entry Form
North Iowa Fair:  July 20-24, 2016     2016 4-H/FFA Fairbook coming soon
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

WLL
April 26, 2016

A Women, Land and Legacy Meeting wil be held on Thursday, May 12, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Lime Creek Nature Center north of Mason City.  Please let us know if you would like to be included on our WLL mailing list or if you have any ideas or suggestions for meeting discussion topics by calling Cerro Gordo County Extension, 641-423-0844.

Community Gardens
April 20, 2016

Mason City Community Gardens: Rent a plot and grow a garden! Two garden locations will be available offering two plot sizes: GARDEN ACRES – 900 block S. Kentucky and Willow Creek Garden - 1ST ST SW & MADISON AVE. Plot fees are required before the plot can be assigned. Look here for more information or call Cerro Gordo County Extension & Outreach at 641-423-0844.

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April 19, 2016

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

Dare to Excel
April 12, 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.

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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!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Himar Hernandez, community and economic development assistant director, talks about helping a Latino couple start two new businesses and improve their family’s financial security. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

April 28, 2016 08:35 AM

Michael Witt joins ISU Extension and Outreach as a field agronomist serving western Iowa.

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