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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Webster County

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Office Hours:

 Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm




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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Webster County Fair - July 13th - 17th

4-H Static Exhibit Judging - Tuesday, July 12th
4-H Educational Presentations,Extemporaneous Speaking, Clothing Selection, Fashion Revue & $15 Challenge Judging - Saturday, June 25th

County News

April 15, 2016

If you are a 4-H'er in grades 4th-6th, and like challenges, wildlife and learning more about nature, this is the camp for you!  Come join in the fun and discover places you've never been and meet new friends from Hamilton, Hardin, Humboldt, Webster and Wright counties. 4-H Jr. Camp is held at the State 4-H Center near Madrid and is from June 15th - 17th.  Space is limited,  register early so you don't miss out!

March 7, 2016

Agronomy in the Field for Women has started. May 3rd we will be discussing soybean planting, soybean seed treatments and will look at the same corn field to talk about corn emergence and doing stand counts.  Make sure to bring your boots! This group will meet every other week during the growing season on Tuesday evenings at the Smeltzer Iowa Learning Farm (2610 Nelson Ave/County Rd P59 - located 1 mile south of Otho on the east side of the road).   There is no fee to participate and you do not need to commit to the entire growing season to attend.  For more information click on Agronomy in the Field for Women.

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

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

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April 29, 2016 08:36 AM

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