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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hamilton County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.

We take serving Iowans seriously, which is why we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff, and closing our office to the public until furthur notice.  If you have any needs or would like to confirm information/programming, please call our office at 515-832-9597 or email xhamilton@iastate.edu.  Thank you for your understanding in this unprecedented time.


Newsletters and Popular Publications 

ISU Extension and Outreach Blogs

Cash Rental Rate District 5 or Statewide    4-H Newsletter, May 2020
Farm Custom Rate Survey Agronomy Connection
Farm Lease Short Form Template       Words on Wellness, May 2020
Farmland Value Survey 2019 Stakeholders Report


County News

April 8, 2020

Many Iowans have experienced a sudden income drop, yet the bills keep coming. In these uncertain times, it is important to make decisions based on trustworthy information and to take action sooner rather than later. 

April 1, 2020

Staff are working hard to keep youth engaged while they are out of school.  Check out the wide variety of resources that are available for at-home learning and connecting!

March 19, 2020

The volunteer tax clinic in our office has been shut down.  Here is more information on that and how to self file for free.

March 19, 2020

For applicators that need information on certifying or recertifying since our office is closed and unable to offer in person training or reshows.


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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