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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Cerro Gordo County

ISU Extension in Cerro Gordo County serves Iowans through five program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Communities, Families, 4-H Youth Development.
ISU Extension in Cerro Gordo County serves as a resource to individuals and groups through publications, local workshops, and other programs.

Announcements:             

Fall Master Gardener Bus Trip- October 18 
Game Changers- 4th-6th graders
Clear Creek Elementary Clover Kids- Kindergarten-3rd graders
Cerro Gordo County Clover Kids- Kindergarten-3rd graders
Teen Council Application-- 8th-12th grade 4-H Members

4-H MONTHLY NEWSLETTER           Link to Iowa 4-H ONLINE

North Iowa Fair: July 18-21, 2019   -   North Iowa Fair 2019 4-H and FFA Handbook
Iowa State Fair:  August 8-18, 2019   

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Please check out the Events Calendar on the right side of this page to find out what's happening at Cerro Gordo County Extension!

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Cerro Gordo County Extension is also on FACEBOOK!!      Cerro Gordo County 4-H is on FACEBOOK!!

County News

Farm Safety
September 13, 2019

“Shift Farm Safety Into High Gear.”

Bulbs
September 13, 2019

October is the best time to plant tulip and other spring-flowering bulbs

Carpenter Ant
September 11, 2019

Winged ants are visible and easy to notice, but they are harmless

ISU Forestry
September 10, 2019

McIntosh Woods State Park - October 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Creeping Charlie
September 9, 2019

Ground ivy is known by a variety of names, including Creeping Charlie, Creeping Jenny, and Ground-Over the-Gill.

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