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We are celebrating 100 years of service to Boone County in 2018.

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County News

Forks of food.
February 20, 2018

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics theme this March encourages everyone to "Go Further with Food" by storing food correctly to reduce waste and lower your grocery bill during National Nutrition Month® in March.

Master Gardeners and their sweet corn crop.
February 14, 2018

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program has announced 26 recipients of its Growing Together mini-grant program.

Retirement money jar
February 14, 2018

Writing Your Retirement Paycheck is designed to provide information needed by those approaching retirement within the next ten years. The workshop outlines key factors to consider prior to retirement and describes two strategies for structuring your retirement income.

Ricochet 2 Logo
February 14, 2018

Youth who have completed Ricochet 1 are invited to step up to the next level of leadership at Ricochet 2: The Adventure Continues March 23 and 24. Registration deadline is March 9.

winning the game logo
February 13, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Boone and Greene Counties and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation are teaming up to offer a local “Winning the Game” workshop to help farmers work though their 2018 pre-harvest marketing plan.

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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