Environment

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June 23, 2014

ISU Extension in Clinton County is seeking an individual with a customer-service focus to provide office and clerical support to staff and volunteers.  Must enjoy working with a variety of people. Office experience and computer literacy required.  Excellent organization, problem- solving, and communication skills needed.  Ability to work in a team atmosphere and have an interest in learning about ISU Extension programs.  Send cover letter, resume and references to catwin@iastate.edu  by July 18. 

May 14, 2013
The community garden, located at the corner of 13th Avenue North and North 14th Street, was tilled Wednesday for the planting season. Kelli Jahn, the youth and family educator for the Iowa State University extension and outreach office, said the community garden was started by the ISU Extension, Sisters of St. Francis and the Clinton Recreation Department to bring area gardeners together and promote good nutrition.
July 11, 2012

Clinton County Extension and Outreach is turning 100 this year!  

Statewide Resources

  • Publications and resources covering fish farming to pond management.

  • Providing Iowans with an independent, authoritative voice on water resource issues affecting Iowa.

  • A management approach for environmental enhancement of intensively modified agricultural landscapes.

  • Research-based information and current Extension and Research projects on tillage and cropping systems, soil carbon sequestration, residue management, and cover crops.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Providing extension services on topics such as water quality and pollution control, hydrology and drainage, and remote sensing and modeling.

  • Tree identification, care and maintenance, and timber management resources.

  • Educating people about Iowa's wildlife resources so that Iowans can make informed decisions that impact wildlife and their habitats.

  • Establishing watershed groups in impaired sub-watersheds throughout Iowa implemented through partnerships of farmers, extension specialists, Iowa State University Extension and agencies at the state and local level.

  • Building institutional partnerships and increasing the capacity of citizens, educators, agencies and community leaders to better address water quality concerns.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Developing new ways to farm profitably while conserving natural resources.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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