Benton County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Benton County

Information from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Benton County is just a click away.  You can access information in Agriculture & Environment, Families & Healthy Living, 4-H & Youth, and Business & Community.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has research-based information and education to help you.


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We ask that our walk-in clients practice social distancing when entering the office.  If you have not been feeling well, experienced a fever or have been exposed to COVID-19 or someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, do NOT enter our office.  Call 319-472-4739 for additional help if necessary.

2020 Benton County Stakeholder Report


2020 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Report


County News

March 18, 2021

Summer Science Discovery Camp logo picSummer Science Discovery Camp for youth who have completed grades kindergarten to 5th will be held in Urbana, Vinton, Atkins, Van Horne, Keystone, Belle Plaine and Blairstown this summer.

February 18, 2021

canning jars photoISU Extension and Outreach is hosting several virtual Preserve the Taste of Summer courses between February and June 2021.

December 11, 2020

Farm Foundation logoIowa State University Extension and Outreach and Farm Foundation announce wellness resources for Benton County farm families.


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