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Join 4-H! Call Kelsey at 641-423-0844 to find out how.

The emerald ash borer has not yet been found in Cerro Gordo county. For information, click here.

Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach is celebrating 100 years of serving Iowans!

Fall Tips to Ensure a Healthy Green Yard in the Spring. For info, click here.

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.

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

North Iowa Fair:  July 19-23, 2017  

Iowa State Fair:  August 10-20, 2017   

Coming soon - 2016 Points of Pride for Cerro Gordo County!

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

Ag News
October 19, 2016

Check out the latest Ag News Today newsletter for information from Iowa State University!

October 13, 2016

Holiday season is just around the corner! Come join us for a fun and festive Wreath-Making Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, November 15, 6-8 p.m. at the 4-H Learning Center, North Iowa Events Center, Mason City. Included here are instructions on how to make an evergreen wreath.

October 13, 2016

The annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Meeting in Mason City is scheduled for Friday, November 18 starting at 1 p.m. at the Muse-Norris Center, NIACC, Mason City. The registration fee is $20 per person. To register, call the Cerro Gordo County Extension Office at 641-423-0844 or email bartus@iastate.edu. This program is designed to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications.

Crop Clinic
October 13, 2016

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

October 13, 2016

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

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

October 20, 2016 12:16 PM

The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) has received several questions from southwest Iowa producers about corn...

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