Pocahontas County

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Team Aperture wins the 2 top awards at the Bratney Robotics Competition at the Iowa State Fair!!!

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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.

County News

November 24, 2015

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a winter webinar series in 2016. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning the realities of hunger in Iowa, the best way to work with food banks, food safety and more.

November 23, 2015

The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

November 20, 2015

Changes in health insurance raise many questions for consumers. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a free online workshop on Tuesday, Dec.1 from 6–8 p.m.

November 18, 2015

With the holiday season approaching fast, many families choose to use evergreen trees to make their homes more festive. Evergreens are popularly used as Christmas trees in many people’s homes. However, their use can extend beyond the holiday season, if managed properly.

November 17, 2015

2015 Pocahontas County 4-H Awards. What a great group of volunteers and youth! We have much to celebrate!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 18, 2015 12:07 PM

Eighteen Iowa 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2015 National 4-H Congress Nov. 27 through Dec. 1...

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