Hancock County

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Stress management resources for all ages, all professions.

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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!


County News

Family Fun Night flyer
February 15, 2019

Join us for our 4th annual Family Fun Night on Friday, March 22nd, 2019 at the GHV Elementary.  The evening will include FREE pizza, LEGO robotics demonstrations, face painting, BINGO, young kid crafts & games, and even a petting zoo.  Special K the musical clown who also specializes in giant bubbles will be our feature entertainment all evening.  Everyone of any age is welcome to join us, but RSVP is required by March 18th for a meal count.  Please RSVP by calling the Hancock County Extension Office at 641-923-2856.

January 24, 2019

Two in-person BQA certification trainings being offered. Webster City, IA on January 30, and Mason City, IA on January 31.

November 19, 2018

Private Pesticide Applicator Coninuing Instruction course and testing, times/locations. 

Your Money Your Future logo
February 15, 2019

Life is not about money - but how you deal with oney has a huge impact on your quality of life, your family's life, and the life of your community.

When you have sound information and strong skills, you can make your money work for you and for your future. You can manage your money effectively, make better financial decisions and live according to your priorities. With sound financial management you can be financially secure throughout your life span.

January 24, 2019

Come learn how to manage your pasture as a feed source verses an exercise or dry lot, how to maintain existing and or establish a new pasture, and grazing management. 

Try something new this year.

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What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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