2023 Planter University Flyer with dates and locations

Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are once again teaming up with Iowa State ag and biosystems engineering specialists to bring planter equipment expertise to farms across the state Feb. 5-9.

Think Spring Seminar

 Think Spring Garden Seminar

Senior Advanced Awards Winners

2023 4-H Award Recipients

Our Annual 4-H Awards Night honored many county youth who went above and beyond in their project work this past year.

Preston Pettit showing Red Angus cattle at the Iowa State Fair

The family of Preston Pettit announces the continuation of the Preston Pettit Memorial "Begin your Legacy" Award. The award is in honor and memory of Preston Pettit and his passion for breeding, raising, and showing his Red Angus herd and developing his Preston Pettit Red Angus (“PPRA”) brand.


Clover Kids Coloring Contest

Help us kick of National 4-H Week with a Clover Kids Coloring Contest! 

Pasture Managment

Frost-seeding and inter-seeding can improve pasture productivity.

4-H Clover

2022 Creative Arts Tour

Art projects selected to tour Warren County

Rural Drinking water

AMES, Iowa – The results of a new drinking water survey reveal a stark risk of exposure to potentially unhealthy drinking water. Risk profiles were compiled based on recent testing, use of reverse osmosis filters, and use of supplemental water sources.

Fruitful Vine Garden

AMES, Iowa – Growing Together Iowa, a donation gardening and nutrition education project from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has received $20,000 from Amerigroup, a leading managed care company. This gift marks the second year of support for Growing Together Iowa provided by Amerigroup.

Herbs in the garden

AMES, Iowa -- Herbs are annuals, biennials and perennials that die back to the ground each year and are used for their flavor, fragrance and medicinal properties. These easy-to-grow plants not only provide new and different flavors and aromas to food but can be beautiful additions to the landscape.