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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County News

January 14, 2021

Grain dumping photoVirtual Farm Bill Meeting Series planned for 2021.  Producers and landowners will hear about options ahead of the March 15, 2021 deadline.

January 13, 2021

Pesticide Applicator photoLive Virtual Private Pesticide Applicator CIC program offered by ISU PSEP for the 2020-2021 program year.

December 17, 2020

powerful tools for caregivers logoISU Extension and Outreach classes help caregivers learn self-care.  Powerful Tools for Caregivers online series begins January 25, 2021.

December 11, 2020

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

November 3, 2020

pesticide applicator photo2020-2021 Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings will be offered in Benton County.  Additional virtual options may be coming.  Check back often for additional information.


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