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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Hancock County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, farm, business or community, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Hancock County for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions!

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm and 12:30pm - 4:30pm 

County News

November 21, 2019

Join Hancock County Extension and Hancock County Farm Bureau for Women's Agronomy in the Field Zoom sessions! 
Sessions start at 6:00 pm and last 1.5 to 2 hours at the Hancock County Extension Office. 

November 14, 2019

"Certified private applicator" means a certified applicator who uses or supervises the use of any pesticide which is classified for restricted use on property owned or rented by the applicator or the applicator's employer or, if applied without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities, on the property of another person. Iowa Code, Chpt. 206.2

December 2, 2019

Calling all Hancock County Clover Kids! Join us for an evening to let loose, laugh, and play! There will be swimming, pizza, gym time, activities, a movie and more! 

Babysitting Clinic
November 22, 2019

Do you have at 4-8th grader that is ready to start babysitting? Sign them up for our babysitting clinic to give them a leg up! We will cover safety, basic first aid, child development, educational entertainment, healthy meal and snack ideas, and help them become responsible babysitters.

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November 22, 2019

2nd-12th graders are invited to join us on Wednesday, Dec. 11th from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the Hancock County Extesnion Office in Garner.  We will be painting a holiday themed canvas, complete with battery operated Christmas lights to incorporate into the artwork.  Attendees can customize their painting.  Use it to decorate your home for the holidays, give it as a gift, use it as a fair exhibit.  Sign up by December 6th, space is limited.

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Searching for Accessibility: Lauren’s Story

Iowa State University graduate Lauren Berglund, who is legally blind, talks about the importance of accessibility on campus. She’s encouraged by ISU Extension and Outreach’s initiative to make all extension educational materials accessible.

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