Hamilton County

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Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

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

August 23, 2016

If you have an interest in gardening and would like to volunteer in your community, consider taking the Iowa Master Gardener training to be offered in the area this fall.  Whether you are a long-term veteran of gardening or a novice, you are welcome to join.

August 23, 2016

No matter what your age, now is the time to prepare for retirement. Gain practical steps for increasing your financial security in later life. Lear strategies whether you are an employee or self-employed. See how even small amounts, saved regularly can build a valuable nest egg. Find out how much to save to reach your retirement goals. CA 6: Maintaining a commitment to professionalism, 2 Hours.

August 11, 2016

Would you like to spend some quality time with your 6th grade child?  The Hamilton PROSPER Team is pleased to offer a FREE, FUN and effective program for parents and caregivers to attend with your 6th grade child.  We invite you to join us Tuesdays for family engagement. Program includes a family meal and childcare.

Boone River Cleanup
August 8, 2016

Leadership by the City of Webster City, Hamilton County Conservation and ISU Extension and Outreach, Hamilton County organize a  community wide service project to clean up the Boone River here in Hamilton County.  This project helps the environment and helps to make the river safer and more enjoyable for all.  The Boone River has a walking trail and is one of the best paddling rivers in Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 26, 2016 03:32 PM

The Sept. 15 session of Grassroots Grazing, at the ISU Marsden Agronomy Farm and Field Extension Education Laboratory location near...

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