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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

November 6, 2014

Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical and mental demands on farmers. Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored.

November 17, 2014

We have research based stress management resources specific to children to empty nesters available.  We also are spotlighting our stress management resources for the farming industry.

November 10, 2014

Stop by ISU Extension and Outreach of Hancock County at 327 West 8th Street, Garner to pick-up excellent stocking stuffers for that hard to shop for person!

Farm Bill Meeting
November 5, 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. 

November 3, 2014

A BIG thank you to our Hancock County 4-H sponsors!  Hancock County is home to more than 175 4-H members and nearly 40 4-H volunteers.  More than 65 K-3 graders got to participate in Hancock County Clover Kids last year.  Our sponsors help make this program a HUGE success!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 3, 2014 10:00 AM

Various aspects of farmland drainage will be the focus of a day-long workshop Dec. 11 at the Community Center in Stanhope.

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