Cedar County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Cedar County
As your front door to Iowa State University we are your access to information and services to improve the quality of life in your community.  We provide research based information and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, youth development, and family relationships. 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday -- 8:00 am - Noon & 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Come hunt with us on Friday October 28th from 8am-4pm for our CyDAY Friday event. Collect up to 10 treasures(limit one treasure per person per clue) for a chance to win our grand prize of Iowa State Versus Iowa Mens Basketball tickets plus a $100 Scheels gift card. The more treasures you collect then the more chances you have to win! Clues will be posted here and on our website at 8am on Friday October 28th! May the best hunter win!
ISU Extension has the following websites to provide information in regard to flooding.  Information Iowans can use to plan prior to a flood situation, recover and clean up from flood water damage, and how to conserve water.

Dealing with Flooding

Human Sciences ExTension and Outreach Find Answers Now


To find current conditions in Iowa, visit the DNR Current Disasters in Iowa website and follow flood and drought conditions in the state; find resources and assistance information. The national Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) provides additional resources for county extension offices on the Floods and Flooding webpage.


Master Gardener Information

Cedar County Master Gardeners - Lisa Jensen and Linda Randall
Lisa and Linda are available to answer your questions at the Cedar County Extension Office every Tuesday afternoon from 1 - 3 pm.  Please stop in to see them with your questions or give them a call during this time at 563.886.6157.
You may also contact them by email at:  thecedarcountymastergardener@gmail.com

4-H Information 

2016 Iowa State Fair 4-H results  (Static and Communication) (Livestock)

Interested in joining 4-H?  Enrollment for the new 4-H year will start 9/1/16

                          4-H Online Log-in

Eastern Iowa Crop Information
Farm lease forms available
Farm Lease Information
Weed Control Information
Farm Land and Building Rental Information

4-H Information

Cedar County Endowment Fund
Poultry Workshop Information
County Council
  • Application Form
ServSafe Information

Fair Dates:

  • Cedar County Fair:  July 12 - 16, 2017
  • Iowa State Fair - August 10 - 20, 2017

County News

October 9, 2015

This year's calendar offers ways to welcome invited guests and hints to deter those who drop by to help themselves.

March 19, 2015

Iowa State University Extension believes that resources are needed for consumers, foodservice operators, students and educators to access research-based, unbiased information on food safety and quality. The goal of the Food Safety Project is to develop educational materials that give the public the tools they need to minimize their risk of foodborne illness.

October 3, 2014

The Cedar County Extension Council is now accepting requests by 4-H members, clubs, and county groups for grants from the Cedar County 4-H Endowment fund.

October 6, 2015

Each year during the Iowa State Fair each county in Iowa has the opportunity to an individual inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

October 26, 2016 04:46 PM

Fall brings with it beautiful colors across the state. Most identify trees with those spectacular vistas, but ornamental grasses also...

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