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Des Moines County
ISU Extension & Outreach - Des Moines County
Extension in Des Moines County offers programs that support families, horticulture, 4-H youth development, business and industry, communities, agriculture and continuing education. Iowa State University Extension builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve the quality of life in Iowa.
We want to promote volunteerism in Des Moines County through our Volunteer NOW! Program. Volunteers can find local non-profits in need of volunteers and pledge their hours. Click on the logo to get more information and download a pledge form! Organizations can also sign up to be included in our list of area non-profits.
SHARE THE HARVEST
Providing excess garden produce to area food pantries prevents food waste while providing fresh, nutritious food to families experiencing food insecurity. Share the Harvest is a guide to make donating produce or volunteering time easier for local gardeners in Southeast Iowa.
Featured "At Work for Iowa" articleOur Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy
Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.
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Des Moines County Events
- Private Pesticide Training
- Extension Council Meeting
- Commercial Ag Weed, Insect & Plant Disease Management
- Southeast Iowa Local Food Producer Winter Workshop
- Seed Treatment Commercial Pesticide Training
All Events for Des Moines County