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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hancock County

We are ISU.  Extension and Outreach has faculty, researchers, and partners in all the colleges across Iowa State University.

We bring campus to you.  With nearly 1,000 faculty and staff on campus and across the state and 100 county extension offices, Extension and Outreach gives Hancock County an Iowa State University campus.

We Engage.  ISU Extension and Outreach engages Iowans with the research, educational, and technological resources of Iowa State University. We provide research-based educational programs to strengthen Hancock County’s economy and citizen’s quality of life.

We Partner.  Hancock county has an elected extension council that guides local educational programming by partnering with staff and other area entities. From needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes, the council represents the issues and people of Hancock county.

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County News

October 16, 2014

Holiday spending and meal preparation can be a source of stress.  Planning ahead can make it a time of cheer for everyone.  Join ISU Extension on November 4th and 11th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM – online from the comfort of your own home or at the Hancock County ISU Extension office - for a series designed to increase your health and wealth while reducing holiday stress.

October 14, 2014

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

Farm Bill Meeting
October 13, 2014

Farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at an informational meeting conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members.

September 30, 2014

Did you know Extension and Outreach has faculty, researchers and partners in all the colleges across Iowa State University? Even Cy has an Extension appointment promoting how we are making a difference for Iowans.  Click for details on his upcoming Garner visit.

September 30, 2014

Did you know Extension and Outreach has faculty, researchers and partners in all the colleges across Iowa State University?  Even Cy has an Extension appointment promoting how we are making a difference for Iowans.  Click for details on his upcoming Garner visit.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Iowa State University boasts one of AmeriCorps’ most wide-ranging, unique programs. The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program serves communities and programs across the state.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 20, 2014 04:15 PM

Allie Lansman, a junior from Fort Dodge majoring in dietetics and former Webster County 4-H'er, will appear on NBC-TV’s...

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