Hamilton County

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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 to the public by appointment only.  Please call our office at 515-832-9597 during regular buisness hours or email xhamilton@iastate.edu to set up an appointment if you need to see staff.  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, Summer 2020
Farm Custom Rate Survey Agronomy Connection
Farm Lease Short Form Template       Words on Wellness, August 2020
Farmland Value Survey Nutrition Education with Seniors, August 2020


County News

July 27, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach is joining industry partners to offer a five-part webinar series on the maintenance issues faced by facility managers and maintenance crews.  The sessions are geared toward livestock producers, livestock building owners and contractors, facility managers, maintenance crew members, engineers, designers and others interested in swine building maintenance.

July 27, 2020

This workshop is designed to assist landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing agreements.

July 27, 2020

Who will succeed you in your farm business?  What are your best options for transferring farm operation assets?  Get the conversation started at this workshop.

July 27, 2020

Iowans who would like to expand their gardening knowledge and become community garden volunteers can do so by completing Master Gardener training this fall.  Offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Master Gardener training is designed for those who are passionate about serving their communities and sharing gardening best practices.

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Here for You. Now. Always.

For over 100 years, ISU Extension and Outreach has been serving Iowans. As our state recovers from COVID-19, we’ll continue to deliver research-based education and information. We’re here for you now. And for the next 100 years.

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