Hancock County

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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

August 21, 2015

All 4-Hers in grades 7-12 have the opportunity to serve on a County Youth Council.  Being on County Council is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the 4-H program.  Applications are available now.  Deadline to apply is Friday, October 2nd, 2015.  For more information click here.

August 21, 2015

Our 4-H Award program will be 4:00pm Sunday, November 8th, 2015 at the Garner Hayfield Ventura High School auditorium.

All award applications and record keeping is due into the Extension Office on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

  • Bronze, Silver, and Gold project area awards are received by meeting all listed requirements. 
  • Competitive awards are chosen by a committee based on your application and supporting 4-H records.

To download all forms click here.

August 17, 2015

Join us for this virtual series that will give you the tools to work towards your financial goals

August 14, 2015

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

August 14, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the Dare to Excel newsletter each month during the school year, September through May, to help parents help their children become better learners.

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Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

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October 5, 2015 11:05 AM

The Central Iowa Tourism Region recently partnered with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to provide training throughout...

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