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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Hardin County

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County News

September 28, 2016

The Hardin County Community Endowment Foundation (HCCEF) will provide grants to improve the quality of life in Hardin County, Iowa. Deadline for grant applications is 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2017, with grant recipients being announced in early April. Nonprofit agencies, schools, units of government, or other qualifying charitable organizations operating for the benefit of Hardin County may apply. HCCEF will conduct grant workshops to assist applicants. For a schedule of grant workshops, go to http://endowhardincoiowa.org/home/grants/

August 4, 2016

The Iowa Master Gardener class will be offered at the Hardin County Extension Office. Participants will learn best practices for designing gardens, home landscaping, lawn management, fruit culture, growing vegetables, growing house plants, and managing diseases and pests. The class will be held on Tuesday evenings, September 20 to November 29, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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January 13, 2016

North Central Iowa Agronomy Connection by Angie Rieck-Hinz, ISU Extension Field Agronomist

April 3, 2012

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February 27, 2012

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