Mitchell County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Mitchell County

ISU Extension in Mitchell County serves Iowans through five program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Communities, Families, 4-H Youth Development.
ISU Extension in Mitchell County serves as a resource to individuals and groups through publications, local workshops, and other program opportunities.

County News

Master Gardener
August 5, 2015

Iowa Master Gardener Classes are scheduled to begin at the Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach office on September 29, 2015! Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to call Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach at 641-423-0844! Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Extension, and use that training to volunteer for 40 hours in their communities.

July 16, 2015

Understanding your choices means knowing your current situation. This program guides you through finding and collecting that information. It will take time, but it will be time well spent.

Trough Gardening Image
May 27, 2015

June program offers landscaping designs and trough gardening information



 September 16, 2015 - 5:30 until 7 p.m.  Open House honoring Tracy Scharper at the Extension office
September 17, 2015 - 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Farm Safety Daycamp at the Ken Kroneman farm
September 20, 2015 - 6:30 p.m. 4-H County Council meeting at the Extension office
September 24, 2015 - 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.  4-H Leader Training at the Extension Office
September 29, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.  Mitchell 4-H Foundation meeting at the Extension office
September 30, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.  4-H Ribbon Auction Committee meeting at the Extension office

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

September 17, 2015 11:21 AM

Lee County is leading the way by offering a pilot program of "Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program," a ...

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