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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

Linn County Extension Council Election 2014
October 16, 2014

Voters will have the opportunity to elect five members of the Linn County Extension Council from a slate of 10 candidates at the Nov. 4 general election. Learn more about the 2014 candidates...

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.

Tomato Tasting top 5 tomatoes
September 29, 2014

Linn County Master Gardeners held a Tomato Tasting in September and invited the public to come and taste some 39 different varieties of tomatoes. Do you want to know which tomato ranked number one?  The votes are in and we have the list of the top 5 tastiest tomatoes...

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

October 22, 2014 04:46 PM

Amaryllis are the perfect holiday flower. Learn how to select and plant them for holiday blooms.

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