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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hancock County

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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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County News

August 20, 2014

Personal Belongings often have special meaning for individuals and family members.  Planning to pass on such items - treasured wedding photo, Grandpa's fishing tackle box, or a well-used pie plate - can be challenging, and may lead to family conflict.  This program provides practical solutions on how to avoid conflict.

August 20, 2014

Palmer waterhemp, soybean cyst management, and an update on the new weather station will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State Unviersity Research and Demonstration Farm.

August 15, 2014

Want to save money at the store?  Want to buy healthy foods for your family? Need some tasty and healthy recipes?

If you said YES, come join us for a free guided grocery tour.

August 6, 2014

Medical release forms for 4-H clubs, special workshops, or overnight trips.  Download here.

May 23, 2014

4-Hers are challenged to get as many exploration tickets for you Ticket to Success collection as you can.  How do you get Exploration Tickets?

Attend workshops, trips, and tours.  Check out the 4-H summer Exploration Events Schedule on our summer events calendar.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 11, 2014 01:29 PM

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Aug. 20, features Ajay Nair with Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. He...

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