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Clover Kids 4-H Summer Program for kids entering 1st-4th grades! Call 423-0844 today!

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!

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.

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 9-13, 2014         4-H/FFA Fair Livestock Show Results 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

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.

4-H
August 27, 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.

August 27, 2014

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic insect that is destructive to ash trees (Fraxinus species). The adult stage causes minor feeding damage to ash foliage. The larval stage feeds beneath the bark and disrupts water and nutrient flow within the tree,

Master Gardener
August 20, 2014

Master Gardener Classes are scheduled to begin here at the Cerro Gordo County Extension office on September 16! Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to call Cerro Gordo County Extension at 641-423-0844 and register by September 5! 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.

August 8, 2014

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 $6 each!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 25, 2014 04:54 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides several resources to help farmland owners and operators make a one-time election...

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