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Tama County Executive Director Position open see information under county news

Tama County Fair July 19-24, 2016

Tama County Fair Scholarship information

Emerald Ash Borer


See the 4-H page for upcoming camps and events

NEW! Tama County 4-H new member brochure
Farm Leasing information
Links of Interest for Farmers & Land Owners rental rates, land values, CIRAS, program builder,Ag decision maker and more.
ISU Hortline for questions on Lawn, garden, and landscapes. 515-294-3108
ISU Answerline for questions relating to home and family 1-800-262-3804

County News

May 20, 2016

Steve Johnson, ISU Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist will present information and updates on many topics including cash rental rates & land value surveys, writing and terminating a farm lease and determining a fair cash rent for 2016. For more information or to register, contact the Tama County Extension and Outreach Office at (641)484-2703 or etgraff@iastate.edu Cost is $20 per individual or $30 per couple, payable at the door. Please pre-register by email or phone on or beforeJuly 25.

April 18, 2016

AMES, Iowa – The 89th annual Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, the longest running conference at Iowa State University, will be held on May 18 in the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.

The conference, which runs from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., is sponsored by the ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and ISU Extension and Outreach. It is intended for farm managers, rural land appraisers, real estate brokers and others interested in the land market in Iowa.

April 14, 2016

Come join the fun with the Iowa State University Extension & Outreach day camps. These camps will be offered at the Tama City Park, Gladbrook City Park and Traer City Park. All are welcome but you must register by June 1. Cost is $15.00 per camp and limit of 24 youth at each session. Wear appropriate clothing, bring a sack lunch (snacks and beverages will be provided) and join the fun. This year the themes will be Art Explosion and Animal Dectives. For more information please call the ISU Extension & Outreach office at 641-484-2703.  For registration form click Here. 

April 8, 2016

1st Annual Tama County 4-H Young Guns Smallbore Silhouette Invitational will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016 at PCSA Range near Montezuma, Iowa. Rain Date June 18, 2016. Registration form click here

March 31, 2016

Tama County Extension and Outreach seeks an Executive Director responsible for educational program planning & delivery, budget & facilities management, day to day supervision of staff. Coordinates programming in agriculture and natural resources, community & economic development, human sciences, & 4-H youth development in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Responsible for marketing/public relations & networking with community organizations/ agencies. Reports to Tama County Extension  and Outreach Council. Bachelor's Degree required. 5 years supervisory experience or equivalent & 2 years' experience in coordinating delivery of educational services & programs or equivalent. Salary commensurate with experience. Cover letter, resume, application & 3 references required. Apply at office 203 W. High St Toledo, IA or e-mail information to upload.Tama_Co.4lzrejuy4s@u.box.com. Guaranteed consideration date  April 30. Open until filled. Application Job Description


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