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: 4-H Summer Assistant


Employment Opportunity: Temporary Summer Office Assistant


Employment Opportunity: Family Nutrition Program Assistant


ISU Extension & Outreach Hotline Numbers-

Answer Line--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

February 23, 2015

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.

February 18, 2015

4-Her's in 7th and 8th grade are invited to travel with Cheryll down to Des Moines to meet with State Legislators, tour the Capital and go to the Hall of Pride on Tuesday, March 24.  If you are interested, fill out the registration form and have it in to the Extension Office by February 24th.

February 16, 2015

How can Master Gardeners support local food systems? In 2015, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will explore this question as part of a winter webinar series. The final webinar is March 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

January 20, 2015

Hamilton County Extension will be offering Commerical Pesticde Applicator Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) beginning on February 10, 2015.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 19, 2015 09:28 AM

Right now, the weather outside is cold and the ground is inhospitable to plants. However, this is an excellent time to begin growing...

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