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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

February 26, 2020

Navigate your way through identity theft and scams. Join us an Natalie Swartout from Edward Jones as she talks about outsmarting the scammers. 

March 1, 2019

The Lotto Lamb class is back for fair 2020! This class is an excellent way for you to get started in sheep, or a way to work with a quality show lamb. The lambs will be purchased from a reputable breeder by your sheep superintendents. Your sheep superintendents are past sheep exhibitors and breeders, they are very knowledgeable and are excited about being able to make this opportunity available to you. 

Magic Babysitting Bag Workshop
February 28, 2020

3rd-8th graders are invited to us on Thursday, March 12 from 7-8:30 pm in Garner or Tuesday, March 17 from 9 - 10:30am in Britt to fill up a Magic Babysitting Bag with activities to help you babysit.

After School Kids Club Flyer
February 25, 2020

Join us in March for the 4-H STEM Lab for 3rd-4th graders afterschool.  We will meet on Mondays at GHV and Tuesday at WH.  We will be learning how agriculture and science go hand in hand, how to become mechanical engineers, what lemons have to do with electricity, and crazy chemical reactions.  They will be bringing home a projects from their lab that they will see grow, and ideas that they can experiment with at home.  Sign up.

Family Fun Night
February 11, 2020

Join us for our 5th annual Family Fun Night on Friday, March 20th, 2020 at the GHV Elementary.  The evening will include Hanson Family Juggling, FREE pizza, LEGO robotics demonstrations, BINGO, young kid crafts & games, and even a petting zoo.  Everyone of any age is welcome to join us, but RSVP is required by March 16th for a meal count.  Please RSVP by calling the Hancock County Extension Office at 641-923-2856.

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