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.


Storm Damage and Drought Resources web pages: 

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Farming is stressful. Join us for this no cost, 30-minute online program where we will identify ways to recognize the body’s response to stress and understand the signs of stress. Learn about strategies to cope with stress—including stress related to COVID-19, how to help others, and where to find resources.


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!

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. 

August 12, 2019

The scores are in and the winners are announced for the 2019 Marion County Photo Contest

August 7, 2019

In this age of technology, we are constantly bombarded with information and videos of the recent mass shootings.  We each have our own way of responding to these traumatic situations.  You may be looking for ways to manage the stress to better care for self, your family and your community. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Storm Damage? Other Stress? Call Iowa Concern

Dealing with storm damage is tough, but the stress can be even harder to handle. Call Iowa Concern for help, 24/7. Connect with emotional support. Learn about your legal rights, discuss financial concerns and find other assistance. Talk to a person who cares.

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