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

4-H LEGO Robotics - Take the Challenge! Call us to join a club today, 641-423-0844.

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

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.

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.

Ways To Celebrate 4-H!!

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          2013 Points of Pride for Cerro Gordo County!
North Iowa Fair:  July 9-13, 2014   
Iowa State Fair: August 7-17, 2014   
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

April 22, 2014

Women, Land and Legacy Meeting, April 10, 5:30-8:00 pm
The Cerro Gordo County Women, Land and Legacy meeting was well attended by 39 people. Sterling Young gave a brief overview of his company, Hertz Farm Management. Ann Johanns gave a presentation, “Ag Decision Maker, Farm Management Tools and Resources from ISU Extension and Outreach,” for the ladies. Ag Decision Maker is an agricultural economics and business web site. The web address is www.extension.iastate.edu/agdm Hertz Farm Management graciously sponsored the meal.
Women, Land and Legacy discussion meetings offer presentations and discussion on topics that are a concern of women involved in farming. Everyone is invited to come. Please let us know if you have any ideas or suggestions for discussion topics by calling Cerro Gordo County Extension, 641-423-0844.

April 9, 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 will promote a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.

Spring 2014
April 8, 2014

Our Quarterly Newsletter contains information on Agriculture, Communities, Families, Horticulture, and 4-H & Youth programs!

April 8, 2014

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.

Farmers Market
March 19, 2014

Cerro Gordo County Extension, along with the North Iowa Master Gardeners, is pleased to announce that the 6th Annual Gardeners Bus Tour will be held on Saturday, June 14, 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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 24, 2014 01:19 PM

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased moderately in 2014 according to results from a survey carried out by Iowa State University...

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