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:

  • 2015 Marion County Fair Dates - July 10-16, 2015
  • 2015 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 13-23, 2015

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

County News

September 27, 2007

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

April 26, 2015

2015 Fairbook and Paperwork

April 4, 2015

All livestock ID forms (except market goats and sheep) are due on May 1st.

April 2, 2015

In recent years most of us have become aware of a decline in the numbers of monarchs we see.  In North America we have seen dramatic decline in monarch numbers year after year.  Freak weather patterns have killed millions of them, but these natural disasters are not the only challenges the butterflies face.  A nationwide shortage of milkweed – their ONLY larval food source – has many caterpillars starving.  The widespread application of herbicides and pesticides, over millions of acres, blankets the monarch’s main migratory paths.  Now YOU can do something to help!!!

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 27, 2015 01:46 PM

During a trip to the White House, Iowan Spencer Orr and a delegation of 4-H’ers told President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of...

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