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

September 22, 2015

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

October 2, 2015

Learn some valuable information about fertilizing and caring for your yard in these fall months to have better spring results!

September 22, 2015

Want to learn about Safety & Education in Shooting Sports?  Ever wanted to know what happens at Bullets & Bows meetings?  Join us October 10th for an afternoon of fun and learning at the Marion County Sportsman's Club.

September 9, 2015

The National Institute on Aging, at the National Institute for Health, in collaboration with the White House Conference on Aging is celebrating its’ first annual Go4Life month.

August 11, 2015

Start off the school year with the September Dare to Excel newsletter.  This online resource shares tips and proven parenting practices parents can use at home or in the community to help children succeed at school.  This month’s topic is Positive Behaviors.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 1, 2015 11:38 AM

Part of living in Iowa is dealing with winter and its effects on landscapes. That means taking precautions to ensure that certain plants...

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