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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:   

    

North Iowa Fairbook 2020

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4-H Fair Exhibit Entry Help form:

/cerrogordo/sites/www.extension.iastate.edu/files/cerrogordo/4-H%20Fair%20Exhibit%20Entry%20Helpsheet%202020%20%28002%29.pdf

 

FFA Livestock form:

/cerrogordo/sites/www.extension.iastate.edu/files/cerrogordo/FFA%20Livestock%20Entry%20Form%202020.pdf

 

NORTH IOWA FAIR 2020 - STATIC RESOURCES:

*CLOTHING

* CONTAINERS VEGETABLE GARDENING

*PREPARE CUT FLOWERS

*COLOR WHEEL

*ELEMENT / PRINCIPLES DESIGN

*PROJECT TIP SHEET

*COMMUNICATIONS

*HARVESTING AND PREPARING VEGETABLES

*SCORE

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

Cerro Gordo County 2019 Stakeholder Report

North Iowa Fair: July 16-20, 2020   

Iowa State Fair:  August 13-23, 2020   

HOTLINE numbers:

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

Publications:

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

 

New Pesticide applicator info

Info on what is available for testing https://iowaagriculture.gov/news/options-help-pesticide

Where to register for the special on-line testing https://stateofiowa.seamlessdocs.com/f/PrivatePesticideExamRegistration

 

Please note:

1.      Any new pesticide applicator in the agriculture categories 1, 4, Handler, and Private for agriculture-land application can take a SPECIAL ONLINE EXAM to become certified. 

2.      Any pesticide applicator who expired 12/31/19 has until 12/31/20 to renew by testing and can work under their expired certification.


 

County News

Swine Large
May 27, 2020

Learn about federal funding available to livestock and crop producers

Swine
May 20, 2020

Members will be self-tagging swine 

Farm to School
May 18, 2020

There still will be a conference in VIRTUAL Conference this June

Transplanted Vegetable Plant
May 14, 2020

 

Issues with insect pests or diseases

Asparagus
May 13, 2020

Nutritious perennial can grow quickly

bees.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Bees

11 videos: Whether you’re a long-time beekeeper or just getting started, entomologist Randall Cass and other specialists share what you need to know in this video series from ISU Extension and Outreach.  

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