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.

Holiday Hours:

We will be closed the following days for the upcoming holidays: 

  • December 24th and 25th
  • January 1st
  • January 21st


Save these dates:

  • 2019 Marion County Fair Dates - July 12-18, 2019
  • 2019 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 8-18, 2019

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

County News

November 29, 2018

It is time to start taking photos for the 2019 Marion County Photo Contest!

4-H Monthly Newsletter
November 2, 2017

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

January 18, 2019

Winter has arrived and the snow seems to be coming on a regular basis.  Although it is good for children to go outside when dressed properly, there are days when safety is a consideration.  Consider some of these activities.

January 10, 2019

The four session program, 'Boots in the Barn: Beef Cattle Management for Women,' was a success. The program wrapped up in mid-December.

December 5, 2018

An early start to Iowa’s winter could stretch your heating and electrical budget. Taking a closer look at your home’s systems and changing personal habits may help lower costs.

Try something new this year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

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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