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.

Stakeholders Report 




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 Winter Carnival



Tama County ISU Extension and Outreach

Job Position for the summer of 2019: Summer 4-H & Youth Assistant
Temporary Employee of the Tama County Agricultural Extension District
Dates of employment: May 20-July 26, 2019 (Maximum of 40 hours/week up to 400 hours total)
• Assist in planning and conducting county 4-H activities such as day camps, county fair and other special activities.
• Assist with general office duties such as answering phone, organizing materials, stapling, cutting, photocopying, etc.
• Submit records of program participation, program evaluation, wage and mileage reports as required by supervisor.
• Attend events, as requested, that may require evening or weekend work.
• Work effectively as a team with volunteers and staff to deliver programs.  
• Other office duties as assigned.
• Represent Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Tama County 4-H in a positive manner and serve as a positive role model in the community and to the youth of Tama County.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing to youth and adults.    
• Experience in organizing educational programs for youth.
• Experience in working with groups.
• Knowledge of a variety of computer programs.
• Ability to work on projects with little supervision.
• Completion of one year of college preferred.
• Valid driver’s license and access to transportation,
• Must pass Child Protection and Safety Policy screening prior to employment.
Employment Dates: May 20-July 26, 2019
Salary: $10.00 per hour and mileage to events, to be paid at the end of month
Application: Available from the Tama County Extension & Outreach Office
203 West High Street, Toledo, Iowa, 52342 or by e-mailing jhulme@iastate.edu
Deadline for application: February 1, 2019



County News

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.

young soybean plants in field
November 28, 2018


Results of the 2018 ISU Land Value Survey will be announced at a news conference at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames. The annual survey is conducted by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development and ISU Extension and Outreach.

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This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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