Hamilton County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hamilton County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.




ISU Extension & Outreach Hotline Numbers-
Iowa Concern-- Counselors Available-Stress Management, Financial questions, legal issues, family transitions---1-800-447-1985         Phone is answered all hours, all days.
Answer Line--Questions relating to home & family---1-800-262-3804
Hortline--Lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions---515-294-3108
Teen Line--Personal & health-related information and referral---1-800-443-8336
Beginning Farmer Center--Resources to help the next generation of farmers---1-877-232-1999

County News

October 21, 2016

In honor of 4-H Week, Cass Red Cardinals leader Kris Walker shared with us what the 4-H pledge means to her.  We encourage you to check it out and share with us what the pledge means to you! 

October 18, 2016

Children who are currently in K-3rd grade are invited to experience the joy of learning in the activity filled Clover Kids sessions.

October 17, 2016

Voters will have the opportunity to elect four members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Hamilton County Council from a slate of five candidates at the November 8th general election.

September 22, 2016

There is no magic wand to help others with financial problems, but this fall Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Wright and Hamilton Counties will offer training on a new financial empowerment toolkit. “Your Money, Your Goals” offers practical tools and information that social workers and others can use as needed when clients have financial questions or concerns.  ISU Extension’s ten-hour training includes two in-person sessions plus one two-hour webinar.  

September 19, 2016

Hamilton County Extension will be offering Commerical Pesticde Applicator Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) beginning on October 19, 2016.

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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