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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

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.

Ely Iowa Public Library Free Garden Classes
August 20, 2014

Join us for a class during October at the Ely Public Library.  Topics include Miniature Gardens for the Young and Young at Heart, Putting you Landscape to Bed, Growing Succulents in the Midwest and more.

North Liberty Public Library Garden Classes
August 19, 2014

Join us for a class during September at the Library in North Liberty.  Topics include Bulbs All Year Long, Putting you Landscape to Bed 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 10, 2014 10:11 AM

Vegetable growers and those working with them can enjoy a cover crop workshop planned for Sept. 22 at the Woodbury County Extension...

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