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-

 
 
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

April 27, 2015

Whether you have been canning for years or just starting out, this program offers up-to-date information and resources to you.  The program will provide a general overview of home food preservation as well as discuss the importance of using USDA-approved and tested recipes and methods to eliminate health concerns caused by improperly handled or preserved foods.  

April 17, 2015

The Steps for Success coalition is a partnership among several Hamilton County financial professionals, with coordination from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  Our goals are to promote financial preparation for post-secondary education, raise awareness and use of various college savings options and increase financial literacy in our county.

March 16, 2015

Does swimming, hiking (even at night), climbing wall, and cooking over a campfire sound like fun?  Then Junior 4-H Camp is the place for you!

March 4, 2015

On this trip 7th and 8th grade 4-Her's have the chance to meet other 4-Her's from 8 different counties all while discovering some of the many great attractions in Kansas City.  Registration deadline is April 24th and are taken on a first come first serve basis so sign up today!

December 17, 2014

At 4-H Photography Camp you'll explore and receive hands-on experience with basic camera settings, portraits, close-ups, landscapes, special effects, composition, computer photo enhancement and much more!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

When Iowa students build financial literacy skills, they’re better prepared to make wise financial decisions for their future in an increasingly complex world.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 22, 2015 08:46 AM

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

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