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.

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Employment Opportunity: Family Nutrition Program Assistant

 

ISU Extension & Outreach Hotline Numbers-

AnswerLine--Questions relating to home & family---1-800-262-3804
Hortline--Lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions---515-294-3108
Iowa Concern--Financial questions, legal issues, family transitions---1-800-447-1985
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

September 29, 2014

The Health Insurance Marketplace opens on November 15, so it is time for consumers to choose their health insurance for 2015.  Smart Choice: Health Insurance is a free workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, designed to help you understand your options and make the best decisions for your situation.

September 28, 2014

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

August 28, 2014

Two judges training opportunities for new and experienced judges are scheduled for this fall in Central Iowa.  Training will build knowledge and skills judges need to improve the quality of the judging experience for youth, focus on the educate, evaluate, encourage process for 4-H members, include positive youth development and give new judges an opportuinity to practice judging.

August 25, 2014

All students who are in 5th grade of above may take this course.  Training will take place at the Hamilton County Extension office on October 6, 2014.  Presentations by a nurse, police officer, mothers of young children, experienced baby-sitters, and Extension personnel will be included in the training.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 30, 2014 01:35 PM

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of attempted child abductions that...

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