Tama County

Intermediate County Council members.

Installation of 2018-2019 County Council Members.

Tama County 4-H Members

2019 Tama County Rabbit Show

Clover Kids Chicken Show

Tama County Maters Gardeners

Healthy and Homemade Participants

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

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We are working........

Just a little differently. Our commitment to serving Iowans has not changed.  We are still working to bring you virtual programming and resources during this time of uncertainty.  

Please contact us!  Phone(641) 484-2703 or email xtama@iastate.edu

We would love to serve you!




 Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicator License Renewals


IDALS Update for Pesticide Applicator Testing: Drive Up Testing Now Available


New On-Line Services for Pesticide Licenses and Certifications


Tama County 4-H Information

2020 Tama County Fair July 13-19, 2020-CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

2020 Tama County Fair Results

County News

table with exhibits at 4-H building on state fairgrounds
July 1, 2020

AMES, Iowa – While safety limitations put a hold on the Iowa State Fair this year, 4-H youth across Iowa will still have plenty of opportunities to showcase learning exhibits and participate in events online.A special exhibition, 4-H Show Iowa, will provide state level recognition to partially replace the loss of learning opportunities due to the postponement of this year’s Iowa State Fair. Included in these virtual celebrations are 4-H Exhibits, Communication Events and the Awardrobe Clothing Selection.  

girl hugging sheep
June 18, 2020

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State Fairgrounds will host a Fair Special Edition: Iowa 4-H and FFA Livestock Show this summer, following the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair.The revised schedule for 4-H livestock shows will be spread out over three weeks and held Thursday through Saturday – Aug. 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22.

green clover with 4 white letter h on it
June 10, 2020

AMES, Iowa – As COVID-19 safety considerations have led to the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair, a decision on 4-H youth learning exhibits is still underway.

jars of preserved food on pantry shelf
May 22, 2020

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course. Food Preservation 101 is a general overview that highlights the key information Iowans need to know to get started preserving food at home.

photo of Anne Tedore
May 14, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Beth Frankenstein, Anne Tedore, Julie Hering Kent, Justin Akers and Craig Leager have been hired to fill new regional director positions with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. They begin June 1.

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