Hancock County

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Ag Decision Maker: An agricultural economics and business website

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hancock County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, farm, business or community, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Hancock County for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions!



County News

February 17, 2017

Join us on Friday, March 24th at the GHV Elementary for our 2nd Annual Family Fun Night!  Family Fun Night is fun for everyone. There will be many activities that every member of your family will enjoy.

RSVP required by March 21 so we have enough pizza for everyone.
RSVP: vschmidt@iastate.edu or 641-923-2856

February 10, 2017

WOW stands for Words on Wellness – Your extension connection to nutrition and fitness.

February 10, 2017

Ag Decision Maker is a decision-oriented agricultural business web site designed for farmers, lenders, farm managers, agriculture instructors, and others.

January 27, 2017

Women participating in the Grain Marketing Basics for Women series will learn basic marketing strategies, prin-ciples and risk management as a part of an operations full marketing plan. They will put their learning into play while participating online in Iowa’s Commodity Challenge, a way to practice marketing with 75,000 bushels of corn and 25,000 bushels of soybeans. In addi-tion, this will provide an opportunity to network with other farm women and women in agriculture businesses.

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Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 16, 2017 04:57 PM

North central Iowa beef producers interested in learning how to hone their management skills are invited to a workshop focused on just...

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