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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.
ISU Hotline Numbers-
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
- Horse Invitational 2013 - click here for more information or visit the Webster County Fair page.
2013 Webster County Fair - July 8-14, click here for the Fair Book, Forms, and information about the fair.
WInemaking 101 is coming up on August 4th, 1pm-5:30pm.
Click here for more information and reserve your spot today by calling 515-576-2119
Have questions about your baby? Wonder why your toddler bites? Want to help your school-ager with friends?
Starting vegetables at home can be fun and offers several advantages. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about starting cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower seedlings and selecting varieties.
The 2013 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available to download from the Extension Online Store or the Ag Decision Maker website as Information File A3-10, Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey. Print copies will be available at county extension offices.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers nutrition classes to households on limited incomes with children age 10 and under or who are expecting a child.
For more information on the Buy Eat Live Healthy Classes or to sign up, contact Carolyn Maschino, ISU Webster County Extension and Outreach, 515-576-2119.
Farmland value reaches historic $8,296 statewide average
Average Iowa farmland value is estimated to be $8,296 per acre, an increase of 23.7 percent from 2011, according to results of the Iowa Land Value Survey conducted in November. This is the third year in a row where values have increased more than 15 percent. The 2012 values are historical peaks.
Search the new ISU Extension expertise directory to find a specialist that can help you!
Now that the weather is no longer frightful, don’t ISEK Summer Camps sound delightful?
Register now for Iowa State Engineering Kids (ISEK) Camp, hosted by the ISU College of Engineering K-12 Community Outreach Program! Choose from a variety of ISU day camps that include hands-on engineering and science activities, visits to ISU research labs, and teamwork activities that help participants learn how to become the engineers of the future.
Camps are available for youth aged 6-14, including two special girls only camps! Register now at www.isek.iastate.edu. Space is limited and camps fill quickly! Learn more by visitingwww.isek.iastate.edu.
Iowa State Fair Vet Camp and Advanced Vet Camp
Children ages 10-18 have the opportunity to attend the Iowa State Fair Vet Camps for FREE. All camps are held during the 2013 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18 and will consist of three stations each designed to encourage hands-on learning about veterinary medicine. Information will be available in mid-March on the Iowa State Fair website atwww.iowastatefair.org or contact Emily Brewer at 515.262.3111 ext. 244 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Do not delay as this program is very popular and fills up quickly!
Read about the earliest Webster County 4-H club work - dating back as early as 1917!
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