Hancock County

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Stress management resources for all ages, all professions.

Ag Decision Maker: An agricultural economics and business website

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!


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County News

September 30, 2019

Come make your own block pumpkins! They are the perfect fall decoration turned into a fair project! Choose your own paint and design!

Theater Arts members
August 23, 2019

Does your 4th-6th grader have a dramtic flair?  Sign them up for Theater Arts 4-H Club.  This new club will meet on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from right after school until 4:30pm at the Extension Office in Garner.  Meetings will start on September 18th.  Our goal is to have a production to share with family and friends.

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August 16, 2019

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of adults with chronic conditions or children with special health and behavioral needs to take better care of themselves. The “tools” learned in the six week series benefit caregivers by helping them reduce stress, improve caregiving confidence, establish balance in their lives, communicate their needs, make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.

May 24, 2019

This summary can be used as a reference point for determining an appropriate cash rental rate for a particular farm.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Artists Inspire Iowans, Celebrate State Parks

Jennifer Drinkwater and Clark Colby are artists, Iowa State faculty and program specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach. They are participating in Iowa's 20 Artists, 20 Parks project commemorating the 100th anniversary of Iowa State Parks during 2020.

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