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

July 29, 2020

4-H logo County Youth Coordinator position available at the Benton County Extension Office.

July 17, 2020

comfort photoQPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is a suicide prevention program that teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.  Weekly online program offered from July 21, 2020 to October 27, 2020.

July 15, 2020

Family Caregivers photoPowerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you - the family caregiver - with the skills you need to take care of yourself.

June 18, 2020

healthy food photoNutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide quickinar videos for 'Healthy and Homemade' meals while saving money and time in the kitchen.

June 4, 2020

Food preservation jars photoLearn how to preserve your summer bounty safely with the Food Preservation 101 Virtual Course.


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