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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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

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.

August 4, 2014

The results from the 2014 Hamilton County Fair are available right here!

Boone River Cleanup
June 6, 2014

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.

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

September 18, 2014 11:06 AM

The small farm sustainability program is re-introducing the ISU Extension and Outreach Acreage Living newsletter in an online format....

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