County News

August 12, 2015

Join us on October 24 to learn how to apply landscape design concepts to your own personal garden! The seminar will feature Lisa Orgler, Iowa State University Landscape Architect. Sponsored by Des Moines County Master Gardeners.

March 20, 2015

If  you are a commercial pesticide applicator and would like to be notified about upcoming trainings, sign up here.

February 23, 2015

March 18, 2014  Des Moines County Extension celebrated it's 100th birthday with the county board of supervisors signing a proclamation observing the achievement.  Local papers are  running a monthly series on the history of Des Moines County Extension by decades.

February 10, 2015

ServSafe food safety training program is an 8-hour training to help food service managers and employees meet the resaurant industry standards and obligations to consumers. The upcoming class will be held October 15 and December 16, 2015 at Great Prairie AEA in Burlington.

September 29, 2014

Facebook users are invited to stay up-to-date with Des Moines County Extension by joining us on Facebook. We keep the link right here -- or search for Iowa State University Extension, Des Moines County

May 16, 2014

Des Moines County 4-H is excited and proud to announce the establishment of a county endowment fund with the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  There are over 75 county endowment funds established with the Iowa 4-H Foundation.

The partnership of Des Moines County and Iowa 4-H foundation provides benefits to local supporters and the local 4-H program.  The county endowment fund replaces the formally known Friends of 4-H.  There are several ways to give towards the Des Moines County Endowment. Follow the link to get more information.

January 18, 2012

4-H is the largest youth organization in the WORLD!

March 25, 2011

Community service activities have always been an important part of the 4-H experience. Get some ideas on how to implement this with your club.

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