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When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. You can rely on ISU Extension for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.
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County News

Iowa's Trees resource Expert Education Webinar
November 12, 2014

Join us at the Linn County office for this Expert Ed webinar by Iowa DNR District Forester, Mark Vitosh on Tuesday, November 18th!

Linn County 4-H Award Celebration YMCA
October 30, 2014

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Linn County 4-H’ers, volunteers, and program supporters are being honored at the Annual Linn County 4-H Awards Celebration to be held Saturday, November 15th beginning at 7pm at the YMCA of Cedar Rapids.  4-H'ers and their families will start off their evening with an awards ceremony followed by an evening of swimming, basketball, volleyball and more.

farm bill meeting marion iowa linn county
October 23, 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 on December 3rd in Marion.

class to help children be ok when home alone cedar rapids iowa
October 23, 2014

This class is designed for children (4th-6th grade) to prepare them to be home alone when their parent is at work. Topics covered in this class include communication, safety, ways to deal with boredom, preparing snacks and how to handle small emergencies.

How to overwinter geraniums master gardener
October 9, 2014

Overwintering your geraniums is relatively easy to do, and can save you a bunch of money next spring. Learn three methods of overwintering geraniums from Linn County Master Gardener Jackie Hadenfeldt MacLaren.

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 10, 2014 09:52 AM

In both subtle and obvious ways, the changing roles of farm and ranch women are influencing American agriculture and global food...

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