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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - O'Brien County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 
You can rely on ISU Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach O'Brien County office will be open by appointment only beginning Monday, May 18. Please call the office at 712-957-5045 or email a staff member to schedule an appointment. You can find staff email addresses on our staff webpage

We appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you!


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County News

May 6, 2020

May Update: In order to respect the Governor and Iowa State University’s guidelines, we are creating virtual and take-home Clover Crates for registered youth to participate in the camps from home through June 16. We will have pick-up dates/places throughout local counties.
Our summer camps are offered in Cherokee, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola and Sioux Counties each summer beginning in June and continuing through early-August. The annual camp booklet is released each spring with online registration opening shortly after.
March 24, 2020
The 2020 O'Brien County Fair is July 18-23! 
Need information on O'Brien County Fair 4-H Events and Registrations?
Visit this page for all things fair!
January 10, 2020

Due to COVID-19: Before traveling to a training/testing center one should call the site to make sure they will be open.

January 9, 2020

The Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Trainings for Northwest Iowa have been cancelled until further notice. These cancellations include the April 6 training in Sibley, the April 7 training in Sheldon and the April 8 training in George. All three meetings have been cancelled. 

January 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19: Before traveling to a training/testing center one should call the site to make sure they will be open.

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Bees

11 videos: Whether you’re a long-time beekeeper or just getting started, entomologist Randall Cass and other specialists share what you need to know in this video series from ISU Extension and Outreach.  

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