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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Webster County

This web-site is designed to help you make informative decisions that affect your family, home, community, business, or farm.  You  can rely on ISU Extension for unbiased, research-based information an education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

 

 

 

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ISU Hotline Numbers-

AnswerLine                                       1-800-262-3804

Iowa Concern                                    1-800-447-1985

Teen Line                                           1-800-443-8336

Healthy Families                               1-800-369-2229

Beginning Farmer Center               1-877-232-1999

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Join Us at the 2015 Webster County Fair, July 8th - 12th

For information on the 2015 Webster County Fair: Schedules/Judging; 4-H Animals; 4-H Clothing Events; 4-H Communication Events; 4-H King and Queen Contest; 4-H Club Booth and Auditorium Assignments; 4-H Photography; 4-H Working Exhibits: 4-H Share the Fun; Open Class Shows; and useful information click on 2015 Webster County Fair.

County News

May 21, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

May 19, 2015

Have you ever wanted to know how to preserve and cook with your own home-grown herbs?  Have you had questions about where to plant, how much sun, how much water, and fertilizer for your herbs to make them thrive?  Join Holly VanHeel, ISU Extension & Outreach Human Sciences Program Specialist and a local Master Gardener, on Thursday, July 16th, for an evening of recipes, snacks and great information!

April 30, 2015

Gardening with Children is a wonderful class for childcare providers and parents about the benefits and impacts of getting your children involved with gardening.

April 13, 2015

 Does swimming, hiking (even at night), climbing wall, and cooking over a campfire sound like fun?  Then Junior 4-H Camp is the place for you!

March 12, 2015

Did you know that there are estimated 76 million food borne illnesses each year and 225 to 300 million cases of acute gastroenteritis? That figures out to be once a year for each of us.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

May 5, 2015 09:53 AM

Rebecca Ahlers has been selected as southeast Iowa field agronomist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, replacing Mark...

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