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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Madison County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We build partnerships and provide research-based learning opportunities to improve the quality of life in Iowa.

County News

November 25, 2014

Participants say ’best thing’ for family

November 17, 2014

This workshop addresses the market development risks and relationships farmers and ranchers must manage as they scale up to market their product to restaurants, grocery stores, food service buyers and schools.

Topics to be covered include:
communications and relationship,building,packaging,labels,supply/delivery,post-harvest,handling for produce,grading,insurance,regulatory,marketing, and food safety overview,

November 6, 2014

County Youth Coordinator Position Opening

August 29, 2014

The Agricultural Act of 2014 is important legislation. It provides farmland owners and operators the opportunity to make a one-time election of a commodity program for 2014 through 2018. 

Free Nutrition Classes
June 30, 2014

A class is starting in December.  This series is available to families with young children under age 10 and/or parents who are pregnant.

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 17, 2014 09:59 AM

Paul R. Gibbins of Ankeny will become the regional manager for the North Central STEM Hub at Iowa State University beginning Dec. 1. The...

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