County News

April 19, 2016

4th - 6th graders are invited to have an adventure at the YMCA Camp in Boone!  Enjoy three fun filled days of swimming, canoeing, ziplining, and hiking and go on adventures at the climbing wall and archery course!

April 3, 2016

Mark your calendars for April 23rd to support Marshall County Extension and Outreach 4-H and the Central Iowa Fair at the 3rd Annual Marshall County 4-H 5K Clover/Run Walk

March 31, 2016

Are you looking for project ideas or inspiration for exhibits to show at the county fair?  Well, look no further!  Join us for a fun-filled afternoon on Saturday, April 30th and be inspired.  

March 29, 2016

Who:               Any 4th-8th grade 4-H'er in Story, Hardin, Boone, Marshall and Tama Counties
When:             Saturday, April 16 from 9-11 am   Registration Deadline: April 11, 2016
Where:            Iowa State University in Lebaron Hall
Cost:                FREE! Workshop is provided by the ISU Fashion Show Student Organization 

February 26, 2016

The 2016 Tri-County Junior 4-H Camp for Boone, Hardin, Marshall and Story Counties, is August 10-12 at the Des Moines YMCA Camp northwest of Boone.  

February 26, 2016

5th and 6th grade 4-H members from eight counties (Benton, Boone, Greene, Hardin, Linn, Marshall, Story & Tama) are invited to participate in a campout at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska June 3-4 .  4-H’ers will sleep near the animals and experience the Henry Doorly Zoo in a fun new way!     They will experience the Lozier IMAX Theater.  The screen is as tall as four giraffes and as wide as seven rhinos.  There are six speakers that each weigh as much as a Siberian Tiger.  You won’t want to miss this!  For trip questions, please contact Natalie Hedlund atnatm@iastate.edu or (515) 432-3882. 

February 22, 2016

The 2016 Intermediate Trip will be taking place June 6th - 8th in Twin Cities.  On this trip, youth will have the opportunity to meet 7th & 8th grade 4-H'ers from nine counties (Boone, Hamilton, Humboldt, Hardin, Marshall, Story, Tama, Webster, and Wright) all while discovering the many great attractions of Minneapolis & St. Paul.  

January 20, 2016

Marshall County Extension will serve as a site for the upcoming Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators.

January 5, 2016

Are you planning to shape up your finances in 2016?  Perhaps you want to be more ready for retirement, or build an emergency fund, or reduce debt.  Or perhaps you just want to be in control of your paycheck so that you don’t have to scramble to pay bills and buy groceries.

December 9, 2015

Women Marketing Grain is a four-week course designed especially to help farm women learn market strategies and stay on track for long term market success. 

December 9, 2015

Will I be prepared for the expenses I'll face in retirement? This imporant question will be addressed in an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Workshop on Monday, February 22, 6-8 PM at the Marshall County Extension office.

November 6, 2015

A new publication, Farm Energy: Case Studies – Techniques to improve tractor energy efficiency and fuel savings, is now available for download in the Iowa State University Extension and...

November 4, 2015

What is AgDiscovery?

Iowa's AgDiscovery program helps teenagers learn about careers in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Laboratory Technology and Wildlife Ecology. Students live on the Iowa State University campus and learn from university professors, scientists who work for the U.S. government, and local agricultural producers and animal welfare and management organizations.

November 3, 2015

Do you want to.. save money by shopping better and wasting less food? ..save time at the grocery store and in the kitchen? Need help with picky eaters?

November 2, 2015

November is National Family Caregivers Month

October 29, 2015

The holiday season is just around the corner. One of the best parts of any good holiday celebration is beautiful holiday plants, including the spectacular amaryllis. What is the best way to ensure it will bloom for Christmas, and can it be saved afterward?

October 15, 2015

The first Iowa Soil Health Conference will be held to increase awareness and understanding of soil health in Iowa.

October 13, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach will use grant funds received from the USDA to develop and implement programs that support beginning and retiring farmers and military veterans interested in farming.

September 16, 2015

Are you helping to promote 4-H in Marshall county?  Have you gone and put up posters or handed out flyers to help recruit new 4-H members? If so, check out the new incentive program to promote 4-H and recruit new members! 

September 7, 2015

Food Safety Certification Short Course for Restaurants and Food Handlers in Spanish.

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