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 9, 2016

Seeking 4-H food stand manager for Hancock County Fair, July 26-August 1.  Manager responsible for ordering, food preparation, and managing the small food stand by the show ring. Manager will work with volunteers in the stand.

Breakfast and lunch will be available daily. Supper will be available only during high traffic times that do not interfere with other meal events (Farm Bureau, Pork and Beef producer meals). 

Applications accepted until March 18. Application and job description can be obtained from the Hancock County Extension and Outreach, 327 West 8thStreet, Garner, IA 50438, phone 641-923-2856, or email (trece@iastate.edu).

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April 5, 2016

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

November 2, 2015

A BIG thank you to our Hancock County 4-H sponsors!  Hancock County is home to more than 180 4-H members and nearly 40 4-H volunteers.  Nearly 90 K-3 graders got to participate in Hancock County Clover Kids last year.  Our summer programs reached 315 youth.  Our sponsors help make this program a HUGE success!

August 17, 2015

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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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Himar Hernandez, community and economic development assistant director, talks about helping a Latino couple start two new businesses and improve their family’s financial security. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

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April 28, 2016 01:27 PM

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