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:

  • 2016 Marion County Fair Dates - July 15-21, 2016
  • 2016 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 11-21, 2016

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

County News

August 8, 2016

2016 Fairbook and Paperwork

August 8, 2016

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

August 8, 2016

As we get ready to start a new school year, parents wonder what they can do to help their children succeed in school. The Dare to Excel monthly newsletters have tips for creating a home environment that promotes learning on several topics.

July 6, 2016

Water is essential to live.  Your body loses water every day when you breathe, sweat, and go to the bathroom. The rate of loss increases when exposed to summer’s hot outside temperatures.  What should you do to avoid dehydration?

June 30, 2016

With the recent events in Orlando Florida, children could be exposed to media and adult conversations that would cause emotions difficult for them to deal with.  The publication, Talking to Children about Terrorism, will help parents and other adults talk with their children about what they are feeling.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 24, 2016 03:29 PM

Master Gardener trainees will come to the Iowa State campus in October for the program’s annual class. The course, which will be...

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