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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Worth County

Worth County Extension has many programs to offer every group of individuals. We have excellent family programs and resources, wonderful opportunities for youth K-12 to get involved in from 4-H to Clover Kids and more. We have outstanding resources and programs for area farmers and residents. Our office is always a wealth of information for anyone looking for an answer - and if we don't know, we'll find out!
It's always a great time to Join 4-H! If you're interested in becoming a 4-H member or just want more information, please contact the Extension Office at 641-324-1531 or email us at xworth@iastate.edu and we'll be sure you get the help you need!

Check out the Worth County Fair!

June 14th-18th, 2017


Visit the Worth County Fair Website for a full schedule of events and activities.
The Worth County 4-H Fair Book is also available and contains a complete schedule of 4-H actvities.
See you at the fair! 

We've Moved! 

Our office has moved from the downtown location to a new building located on the southwest corner of the Worth County Fairgrounds. Thank you to the Worth County Beautfication Committee, Fair Board and Extension Council for their efforts in making this building possible!
We'd also like to thank the community, local businesses and organizations for the tremendous turnout and support at the Fair Board/ Extension Office Open House on Sunday, April 23rd. We look forward to continuing to serve Worth County from our new location!   



Our new address is:

1206 3rd Ave. North
Northwood, IA


Worth County 4-H Washington D.C. Trip (March 10-17, 2018)

The Worth County 4-Her's are making plans for their biennial trip to the Nations' Capitol in Washinton D.C. The trip is open to all Worth County 4-Her's and their parents in grades 8-13. The date for next years' Worth County 4-H Washington D.C. Trip is March 10th-17th. Those 4-H members or parents that are interested in signing up for the trip are asked to please call Worth County Extension Office Manager, Mary Clagett, at 641-324-1531 or e-mail her at mclagett@iastate.edu. Anyone wanting more information may phone Denni Johnson, Worth County Extension Education Specialist at 641-390-0795 or e-mail him at djohn@iastate.edu

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