Tama County

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

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.

Clover Kids learning how to properly fold the flag.

Intermediate County Council members.

Master Gardners learning about plant propagation.

Tama County residents attending Farmland Leasing seminar.

Installation of 2018-2019 County Council Members.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

We are your access to unbiased research based information and service through Iowa State University, helping improve the quality of life in our communities.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training March 28 at 6:30 in the Traer Memorial Building.

Last Chance Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings


Spring Commercial CIC Program Schedule

2019 Tama County Fair- July 15-21, 2019

Tama County 4-H Information

Tama County Extension /4-H Facebook 

4-H Club Financial Management: Policy, Forms, FAQs


2019 4-H Spring Carnival




County News

man and woman talking with tax preparer
January 18, 2019

In many Iowa communities, Iowans with low and moderate income can turn to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs for free, expert tax preparation. VITA volunteers are trained, tested and certified by the IRS, and VITA sites follow strong procedures to ensure quality.

Tractor pulling manure wagon in field of cornstalks
December 14, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct a Commercial Manure Applicator training on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Commercial manure applicators can attend the annual training to meet commercial manure applicator certification requirements.

flier for Women Managing Farm Finances in Toledo Iowa with dates and times
December 14, 2018

Women's roles in agriculture continue to expand.  In Iowa, one in five principle operators or primary managers of farm businesses are women.  Women involved in agriculture in Iowa have a significant economic impact-nearly $500 million.

buck deer with antlers standing in snow
November 30, 2018

Ames, Iowa – Thousands of Iowans will take part in the annual shotgun deer hunting season that begins this weekend across the state. As the season begins, staying informed and taking best-management practices regarding Chronic Wasting Disease is of the upmost importance for all hunters, landowners and deer-consumers.

farmer kneeling in soybean field and examining plants
November 30, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Crop Advantage meetings provide a solid foundation of current, research-based crop production information to help producers make informed decisions for the farming operation. The 2019 meetings are an opportunity for farmers and crop advisers to hear current research and crop production information from Iowa State University.

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What Do We Do? We Serve All Iowans

Watch what happens when we invite some ISU Extension and Outreach staff to Hilton Coliseum for a conversation about what they really do. As they ask each other questions, they reach one conclusion: We serve all Iowans.  

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