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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Boone County

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Private pesticide applicator continuing instruction courses are scheduled for Friday, January 10.  Sessions will be offered at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm.  Pre-registration is required.
The last day to complete commercial pesticide applicator continuing instruction courses for 2019 in Boone County is December 20. 


Click here for the Boone County Extension Director job description and application

County News

Group of elementary children playing with tablets and augmented reality.
December 6, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach - Boone County, in partnership with Parametric Studio, is offering 2 opportunities for Kindergarten-4th graders to experience Augmented Reality through the NEWTON AR program.

Back of truck filled with produce from the Master Gardener Donation Garden.
October 14, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program partnered with food pantries across Iowa in an effort to reduce food insecurity in the state.

October 7, 2019

Are you interested in learning how to quilt in a fun, hands-on way?   There are three different Beginners Quilting Workshops scheduled for 4th through 12th graders.  Limit of 8 youth per workshop and registration is online.  

November 10, 2018

Crop profit margins are tight once again as more farms face cash flow and working capital constraints. Deal with that stress in a positive way by using some of the many resources ISU Extension and Outreach offer.

May 11, 2018

The ISU Extension and Outreach Indicators Portal in collaboration with UTuRN has released new Health Profiles for each of Iowa's 99 counties. . A wide range of health data and information at the County level is included to help residents, health providers, and policy makers understand the health situations and health needs of residents.


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