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Cerro Gordo County Extension & Outreach staff will identify plant diseases for you! Tomato blossom end rot.

For ISU's Yard and Garden Online - Click here.

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

ISU experts encourage homeowners to evaluate their ash trees.

Clover Kids After-School at Hoover & Harding this fall!

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 MONTHLY NEWSLETTER           Link to Iowa 4-H ONLINE          2013 Points of Pride for Cerro Gordo County!
North Iowa Fair:  July 8-12, 2015         4-H/FFA Fair Livestock Show Results 2014
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

Japanese beetle
September 25, 2014

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

Farm safety
September 23, 2014

It is a beautiful day in North Iowa!  Soon there will be a lot of activity in the fields and on the roads with harvest quickly approaching. National Farm Safety Week is September 21-27, 2014!

September 10, 2014

Cerro Gordo County Extension, along with the North Iowa Master Gardeners, is pleased to announce that a Fall Gardeners Bus Tour will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Four educational and fun stops are planned for the tour. The public is invited to attend. Please call Becky or JoAnn at 641-423-0844 for more information.

Clover Kids
September 10, 2014

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!

WOW
August 27, 2014

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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 4, 2014 09:27 AM

September is National Food Safety Education Month, and an appropriate way to celebrate is to clean the kitchen, an Iowa State University...

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