Pocahontas County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

“It” is the many times in your life when you need to know more about something and want reliable information. ISU, Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach, through publications, Web pages and educational experiences, is it – the way university research gets to all Iowans so they can use it in their daily life.

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County News

October 1, 2015

The new Engaged Scholarship Funding Program from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach encourages faculty and staff to turn their research into educational programs to improve Iowans' lives.

September 28, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office will host an Aquatic, Forest, and Right-of-Way Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015.

September 25, 2015

A grant writing workshop is scheduled to be presented in Pocahontas October 5 for representatives of nonprofits, local government and schools. Grant Writing 101, a workshop sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach -- Pocahontas County,

September 25, 2015

Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

September 23, 2015

4-H grows confidence, creativity, curiosity, courage, character and so much more by allowing youth to use the skills they learn to go out and make a positive difference in their communities.

ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County will have refreshments Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  There will be a 4-H Findout night Wednesday, October 7 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Extension Office in Pocahontas.

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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 10, 2015 03:20 PM

Raspberries are a delicious part of any garden, but they are vulnerable to intrusion from pests and other maladies. Here are some tips...

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