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2013 ISU Extension & Outreach Annual Report

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Linn County

As your front door to Iowa State University we are your access to information and services to improve the quality of life in your community.  We provide research and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, youth development, and family relationships.  Office HOURS: M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm

Join our e-mail list to get the latest on ISU Extension programs, events & classes! 
Parenting Education Classes   |   Play & Learn groups for ages 0-5   |   Just in Time Parenting aticles and activities
Nutrition and Garden Programming for Kids in Elementary and Middle School
EcoFamily Blog  STARS Learning Center   |  Science of Parenting Blog   |  MoneyTips Blog
After School Program Resources |  Educational HandsON Kits  |   Summer Teaching Ideas
December  Hay Price Update  |  Words on Wellness Newsletter   |   Buy Eat Live Healthy CLASSES
Homegrown Lifestyles Blog   |   The People's Garden at Hiawatha Elementary School
Request a Master Gardener speaker   |   Stress Management Techniques

VOLUNTEER WITH EXTENSION:
Become a Linn County Extension Council member    |    Become a Linn County Extension 4-H Youth Leader
Become a Linn County Master Gardener
    |    Become a Homegrown Lifestyle Network Volunteer

County News

Seeding lawn fall how and when to
September 23, 2014

But this time of year is also an excellent time to take care of existing lawns and any damaged areas of your lawn, which will make sure it is as healthy as possible as we head into winter.  Here are four main areas to remember and the best time to complete them...

Mums
September 23, 2014

You see those chrysanthemums at the nursery or big box store and grab a few, thinking they'll be a marvelous addition to your garden for years to come. Think again. Not all mums are created equal. Linn County Master Gardeners Jean Wilson & Becki Lynch explain why.

commercial pesticide applicator recertification classes
September 17, 2014

Linn County Extension will serve as a site for upcoming Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators. Online registration is now available.

free garden classes at hiawatha public library iowa
August 21, 2014

Join us for a class during November at the Hiawatha Public Library.  Topics include Growing Succulents in the Midwest, Houseplants, Decorating Winter Pots and more.

Free garden classes marion public library iowa
August 20, 2014

Join us for a class during October at the Marion Public Library.  Topics include Plants for Winter Interests, Spring Flowering Bulbs, Tree Care 101 and more.

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

September 22, 2014 02:31 PM

The Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week is being held in conjunction with the 71st annual National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 21-27...

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