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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.

County News

August 13, 2018

field day tour photoCrop market expectations, cover crops, and weed management strategies to be featured at fall field day on Thursday, September 6, 2018 in Crawfordsville.

July 25, 2018

farmland photoThere will be 9 Farmland Leasing meetings held in Eastern Iowa from July - August, 2018.

May 17, 2018

100 year extension anniversary photoISU Extension in Benton County commemorates 100 years with book highlighting its history.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Horticulture Meets Citizenship at Soldier Garden

4-H youth are learning about horticulture, history, farming practices and citizenship in the Soldier Garden at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. 4-H’ers have planted and are taking care of the garden with guidance from ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners.

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