Harrison County

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Smith-Lever Act - 100th Anniversary

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Harrison County

Welcome to Harrison County Extension and Outreach online! When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

4-H Animal Identification Deadline is May 15, 2019, in 4hOnline

Helpsheet for families


2019 Harrison County Fair - July 23-27, 2019

"A Universe of Possibilities"

Harrison County Fair Quilt Turning Information form
Harrison County 4-H Fair Entry Family Cover Letter 2019

Dealing with Flooding?

Floods are one of the most common, and most costly, natural disasters. Preparing for flood situations can minimize injury to yourself and your family and speed the recovery process. These resources will help you prepare and recover from flooding situations.

2019 Harrison County 4-H Fair Entry Help Sheet


Harrison County Fair Web Site

****The 2019 Harrison County Fair Book is now posted!****
"Nothing Compares to My State FairIowa State Fair, Aug 8 to 18, 2019

County News

May 24, 2019

Designed for foodservice managers, ServSafe® educates participants on food hazards and appropriate food handling practices.

May 24, 2019

Reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety.  Incorporate healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.

May 24, 2019

Looking for research-based nutrition?  Check out "News You Can Use" the monthly newsletter containing nutrition education for seniors.

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals
May 24, 2019

In today's world, food safety is one of animal producers' biggest responsibilities.  The goal of YQCA is to help youth and their parents better understand what they can do to produce the safest food possible.

All youth** (ages 8 to 21) exhibiting beef, swine, sheep, dairy cattle, goats (dairy or meat), poultry, or rabbits at the Harrison County Fair and the Iowa State Fair. ** 3rd graders are exempt.

YQCA certification needs to be completed by July 1.  When you do the web-based course, be sure to print your certificate and bring or email it to the Extension Office, so we can record it.

May 8, 2019

Harrison County 4-H's annual Milk Made Magic Contest is scheduled for Thursday, June 6th.  Get creative in the kitchen and stir up a dairy delight!  Pick a category, follow the dairy guidelines, and send in those recipes. Entries are due May 31st.  Click on the title to find the information and documents you need to enter.

monarch butterfly on a flower

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

5 videos: Laura Jesse Iles, director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic, explains how to raise and care for monarchs – from collecting the eggs to releasing adult butterflies to the world.

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