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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!
 
 
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      4-H/FFA Fair 2015 Results
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

Borlaug Center
September 4, 2015

The Summer Horticulture Showcase will be taking place on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at the Borlaug Learning Center (ISU Research Farm) west of Nashua for anyone interested in gardening. There will be expert Horticulturists giving presentations on 12 different horticulture related topics throughout the day (10:00 am – 3:00 pm). Participants may choose 4 of the 12 programs to attend. For more information, contact Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach, 641-423-0844 or email John Sjolinder at sjolinde@iastate.edu . Walk-ins are welcome! A brochure and registration form can be found at www.extension.iastate.edu/cerrogordo .

WLL
August 26, 2015

The next Women, Land and Legacy Meeting will be held on September 24, 5:30-8 p.m., at the 4-H Learning Center, North Iowa Events Center.  Please let us know if you will be attending the meeting or if you have any ideas or suggestions for meeting discussion topics by calling Cerro Gordo County Extension, 641-423-0844.

Dare to Excel
August 26, 2015

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.

August 13, 2015

A source of help and information for Iowans in need: Legal, Finance, Caring for Yourself and Others, Crisis/Disaster, Overcoming Adversity, and learn more about Iowa Concern.

Farmland Leasing
August 11, 2015

It’s the time of year when farmland leases come up for review. This workshop will guide landowners and renters through the process of finding the right kind of lease for their situation. The workshop will be led Kelvin Leibold, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 31, 2015 01:48 PM

Informational meetings regarding the Margin Protection Program for Dairy will be held at three locations on Friday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. -...

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