Tama County

Master Gardeners learning about growing vegetables.

Annie's Project stregthens women's roles in the modern farm enterprise.

Young Guns 4-H members and CY celebrating 100 years of ISU Extension and Outreach in Tama County.

Bottle Beef exhibitors answer questions for the judge during the 2018 Tama County Fair.

4-H participants learning about water conservation at the 2018 Tama County Fair.

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Tama County 4-H Information

Tama County Extension /4-H Facebook 

2019 Tama County Fair- July 15-21, 2019

4-H Awards Day- November 11, 2018 Reinig Center in Toledo

County News

Garden with green plants
July 25, 2018

You don't have to be an expert gardener to take Master Gardener training.  Learn about gardening and growing food and plants during this training.  Give back to your community by sharing what you have learned with others.  Register online by August 24.

Farmland Leasing Meeting
July 25, 2018

Steve Johnson, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist will conduct a 3 hour workshop discussing current cash rental rates, land ownership survey results, and strategies for writing/ terminating a farm lease.

March 20, 2018

Estate Planning Seminar will be held Wednesday April 11, 2018 from 6-9pm at the Tama County Extension and Outreach office in Toledo

Topics will include: Property Ownership, Wills, Federal Estate Tax, Iowa Inheritance Tax, Gifting

Pre-registration is requested by April 9. Please call 641-484-2703 to register. Fee $10/person $15/couple

Any questions please call Cheryl 641-484-2703 registration

combine in field of corn
November 20, 2017

 Marketing grain by using basis contracts provides more flexibility in how farmers market their grain and profit from their crop. 

November 7, 2017

Health insurance is critical to family well-being; excellent information will help you make an informed decision. A MoneyTip$ blog post from ISU Extension and Outreach cuts through some of the confusing news information to provide: 1) a basic guide to enrollment in the individual health insurance marketplace; 2) links to find out if you are eligible for help in paying health insurance premiums; and 3) critical tips for evaluating an insurance plan. Farmers or Sole Proprietors will also find information in an article from the ISU Center for Ag Law and Taxation. To find local help in navigating the enrollment process, use this zip code locator.  Or to do it yourself, go to www.healthcare.gov or call 800-318-2596.

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