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.

2015 Hamilton County Fair Book--updated 5/4/15

 
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

August 3, 2015

Wonder what technology youth are using, how parents and caregivers can monitor and guide safe technology use?  These workshops are for you.  Come learn from experts that are experienced in navigating the wired world to learn safety tips when using technology.  There are workshops for Kindergarten thru 12th  grade youth and parents and caregivers. 

June 12, 2015

Early reading and language development helps kids be "school ready" and greatly increases their chance for academic success. A great way to introduce literacy is to link reading to food! This class will share well-loved children's books and food related activities to use with children. Learn new ways to connect with children as we explore literacy strategies to use with great books.

April 22, 2015

All the forms you need to participate in the Hamilton County Fair can be found right here.  Forms for fair entries and exhibiting are just a click away.

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.  The Boone River has a walking trail and is one of the best paddling rivers in Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

At Camp Cy, state fair visitors will see how ISU Extension and Outreach is at work in their neighborhoods – it’s an Iowa State experience.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 28, 2015 03:18 PM

Two and a half years ago, Erika Lundy began working at the Iowa Beef Center as an Iowa State graduate student focusing on feedlot...

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