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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.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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

4-H
August 14, 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 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!

Borlaug Center
August 8, 2014

The Summer Horticulture Showcase will be taking place on Saturday, August 9, 2014, 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 .

Farmland Leasing
July 25, 2014

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.

WLL
July 17, 2014

Women, Land and Legacy Meeting, September 4, 5:30-8:00 pm, 4-H Learning Center, North Iowa Events Center, Mason City. The program topic will be "Trusts." 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.

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 15, 2014 10:55 AM

The last “Farm to Fork” culinary tour of the season hosted by Flavors of Northwest Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and...

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