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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.

Our office is currently open by appointment only.  Please call 515-832-9597 or email xhamilton@iastate.edu if you need to schedule a time to come in.  Mask are required when entering the office.


Newsletters and Popular Publications 

ISU Extension and Outreach Blogs

Cash Rental Rate District 5 or Statewide    4-H Newsletter
Farm Custom Rate Survey Agronomy Connection
Farm Lease Short Form Template       Words on Wellness, January 2021
Farmland Value Survey Nutrition Education With Seniors, January 2021
2020 Stakeholders Report  


County News

November 24, 2020

Annual training is required for private pesticide applicators wanting to re-certify to apply restricted use pesticides.  Certified applicators who do not attend annual training will have to take an exam to re-certify.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND MEETINGS IN OUR COUNTY.

January 25, 2021

Workshop will be open to any 4th-12th graders.  Two workshop times are avaiable to ensure social distancing.

January 14, 2021

Free tax preparation by IRS-certified volunteers is available again this year with some changes due to Covid.  Federal and Iowa tax returns are prepared and filed electronically by IRS-certified volunteers.  Appointments can be made beginning on January 20.

December 23, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Hamilton County will host a virtual MarketReady workshop series beginning Saturday, Feb. 13. The training is designed to provide producers with the skills and knowledge needed to make sound decisions about diversifying their operations into wholesale, retail and institutional market outlets. 

December 11, 2020

Hamilton County will be offering manure applicator tranings beginning in January.

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Real Connections, Caring Hearts

2020 has been a tough year. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will continue to deliver research-based education and information and engage with Iowans on issues that will lead to recovery. Together, we will build a strong Iowa.  

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