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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Boone County

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This year we are celebrating 100 years of Extension and Outreach in Boone County! Learn more about our past, present and future.

 

 

Last day to view a Commercial Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course for 2018 in Boone County is Friday, December 21.  Call Dawn at 515-432-3882 to sign up.

County News

Woman standing outside at farm.
November 19, 2018

A four-session Women Marketing Grain Series will be offered to assist women in developing plans for marketing old and new crop corn and soybeans.

Fran Thompson Memorial Leader award winner
November 15, 2018

Adult 4-H volunteers were recognized at 4-H Awards Day held on Sunday, November 11th at the Community Building at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Outstanding freshman award winners
November 15, 2018

Over one hundred 4-H members and adult volunteers were honored for their achievements at the Boone County 4-H Awards Day held Sunday, November 11th at the Community Building on the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Barb Wollan, Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance
November 15, 2018

Boone County Extension, in cooperation with Boone County Hospital, is offering a workshop series beginning January 22 called “Finances of Caregiving.” This five-session workshop helps families gather and organize financial and legal information, and introduces legal issues families may not have addressed.

Malisa Rader, Human Sciences Specialist
November 12, 2018

Although the holidays can be a season of giving, sometimes the focus shifts to a season of getting, or so it may seem from a child’s perspective, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


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