Marion County

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Marion County

The Marion County Extension Office is the local doorway to Iowa State University Extension resources.

Our office will be Closed until Wednesday December 2nd



December 1st 

Radon Workshop has been postponed until after December

We will try again sometime after the 1st of the Year.



2020 - 2021 Private Pesticide Continuing Instruction Course


9:30 AM Or 1:30 PM

January 20th, 1:30 PM Or 6:30 PM

All training will be at the Marion County Extension Office and Pre-Registration Required.

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Storm Damage and Drought Resources web pages: 

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County News




October 5, 2020
In October, farm families are busy with harvest.  Children want to be a part of the activity.   Parents know the dangers, but children may not be aware.  Parents can find resources to help with decisions on what is appropriate for children from ISU Extension and Outreach.


Iowa Swine Day 2020

Check out the Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa Pork Producers Association Series on "Producer Recovery Webinar Series" 


You are invited to join a Marion County 4-H Club! (grades 4-12)!


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County News

4-H Monthly Newsletter
August 26, 2020

Check out what is going on in Marion County 4-H this month!

November 4, 2020

Kapil Arora

ISU Field Agricultural Engineer

Presenting important informational meeting about Radon

October 5, 2020

Results for the 2020 Marion County Photo Contest

August 26, 2020

Each year, one in 5 Americans is affected by a mental health condition. The stigma against mental illness prevents many people from seeking help and treatment. 

August 26, 2020

Information about online course that teaches particpants safe ways to preserve their fresh garden produce. 

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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