About ISU Extension and Outreach: Clayton County
You don’t need to be a farmer to teach others about Iowa’s most precious natural resource. ISU Extension helps Iowans appreciate and take care of our land. This makes Iowa a great place to live today and tomorrow.
You don’t need to be a teacher or have kids in school to benefit from Iowa State University Extension programs. Thanks to Extension, schools and communities are creating safe places for kids to learn, play, and reach their full potential—and that helps everybody.
You don’t need to be a kid or have kids to benefit from Iowa State University Extension programs. Thanks to Extension, Iowa kids are healthier, and they are excited about learning and building the skills they will need to be good citizens today and the leaders of tomorrow—that helps everybody.
Iowa State University Extension helps employers implement good management practices, secure new markets, and assist employees. This improves Iowa’s economy, and that’s good for all Iowans.
Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make Northeast Iowa a better place to live. You’ll be amazed at what we do.
The Clayton County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University’s land-grant mission across Clayton County.
Our 2011 Points of Pride tells how we act on that commitment.
Clayton County programs are fulfilling that commitment:
- Becoming a scientist or engineer is not easy, but Iowa teens are getting hands-on experience.
- In only seven weeks, a child can learn how to stay away from alcohol and drugs.
- Starting conversations that lead to farm business transitionsfrom one generation to the next is hard – we help get them started.
- Schools and restaurants are trained to safely prepare nutritious foods.
- Families are learninghow to prepare healthy, economical meals.
- Foods grown and marketed locally boost the local economy and fulfill consumer demands
- Our communities are more sustainable.
- Businesses get individualized supportthey need to grow.
- Farmers depend on us for the latest crop production research.
We can anticipate trends, build relationships, and catalyze opportunities because we are part of the ongoing life of our communities, committed to healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies.
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