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

Sign up for a garden plot at Cerro Gordo County Extension & Outreach! Click on the picture for details.

ISU experts encourage homeowners to evaluate their ash trees.

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

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!
4-H Fair Book 2015
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
May 19, 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.

WOW
May 19, 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.

Gardeners
May 18, 2015

Gardeners of America and Men's Garden Clubs of America National Convention, June 25-27, 2015, educational seminars, banquets, bus tour. Volunteer hours are available for Master Gardeners. To register or inquire about earning volunteer hours, go to www.tgoa-mgca.org or call Lee Olson at 641-430-1036. Open to the public, all are welcome!

May 5, 2015

Whimsy - 2015 Garden Calendar - Gardens bring tasty food, delightful color, refreshing fragrance, rustling leaves, and enervating prickles and tickles. Sometimes they even tickle the fancy. This year's calendar captures the sense of playfulness found in many gardens. Take a whimsical journey through the seasons in photography, verse, and quippy garden quotes. Makes a great gift and a handy garden journal too! Only $1 each!

4-H
May 1, 2015

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.

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