Marion County

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Marion County

The Marion County Extension Office is the local doorway to Iowa State University Extension resources.

Save these dates:

  • 2017 Marion County Fair Dates - July 14-20, 2017
  • 2017 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 10-20, 2017

You are invited to join a Marion County 4-H Club! (grades 4-12)!

County News

August 8, 2016

Check out what is going on in Marion County 4-H this month!

January 13, 2017

Free Tax preparation for low to moderate income (generally, $54,000 and below) tax payers with electronic filing is available for federal and state returns.

December 6, 2016

If you are planning to exbhibit market cattle at the 2017 Marion County Fair or the Iowa State Fair for 4-H, you need to have those animals weighed-in.

November 30, 2016

The holiday can bring changes in schedules, additional tasks, unrealistic expectations and much more.  It is the season to be jolly but adding this stress to what is already happening can be overwhelming.  What is a person to do?

November 14, 2016

As the holidays approach, we are all thinking about spending time with family and enjoying delicious food.  During this time, it is also important to consider the importance of keeping food safe to eat so our family and friends stay healthy during the holidays.

Mackenzie and Joel DeJong, and Joel's grandchildren

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Is Family for DeJongs

Mackenzie DeJong followed her father, Joel, into the "family business" -- ISU Extension and Outreach. She's a human sciences program coordinator based in O’Brien County. They reflect on how extension work became part of their life.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 17, 2017 02:25 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The...

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