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-
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

November 16, 2015

Holidays usually mean seeing family and friends. For some families that means traveling.  Changing daily routines and traveling can become a stressful event for children and families. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Human Sciences specialists offer some helpful tips to help reduce holiday stress.   

November 9, 2015

Annual training is required for private pesticide applicators wanting to re-certify to apply restricted use pesticides.  Certified applicators who do not attend annual training will have to take an exam to re-certify. 

October 23, 2015

New online options make training and fee payment easier than ever for more than 4,500 certified Iowa manure applicators.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 4, 2015 12:05 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to protect trees and shrubs from rabbits this winter.

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