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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

November 17, 2014

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. 

November 3, 2014

Subsurface drainage is an important part of agricultural systems in Iowa. To function most efficiently, all components of a subsurface drainage system should be designed to work together for optimum efficiency.
This program will provide information essential for designing and planning a new drainage system or retrofitting an existing system. In addition, the economic and long-term benefits of tiling will be discussed. While the economic benefits of tiling are well recognized, there are also environmental impacts from drainage. New technologies that may be useful in minimizing negative environmental impacts will be discussed.

October 10, 2014

Hamilton County Extension will be offering Commerical Pesticde Applicator Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) beginning on October 15, 2014.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 17, 2014 01:04 PM

Upcoming Iowa State University Extension and Outreach meetings will provide guidance for Iowa farmland owners and operators reviewing...

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