Des Moines County

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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.

County News

April 20, 2015

Local child care providers will have the opportunity to gain ideas for using gardening as a learning activity through these workshops. Participants will learn how to share the joys of gardening with their childcare kids through various activities, crafts, books, and more!

April 17, 2015

Join us on May 19. Learn about beef cow replacement strategies, tall fescue facts and myths, and the latest research from the University of Nebraska on beef cow-calf drylot production.

April 16, 2015

The first case of avian influenza in Iowa has been confirmed this week. ISU's Vet Diagnostic Lab has provided information and fact sheets on the disease and instructions for submitting samples.

April 10, 2015

Des Moines County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Troute Farm south of Burlington. Demonstrations by Master Gardeners.  Wide variety of  Perennials, Annuals and Vegetables, Garden Accessories, Door Prizes and refreshments!

March 19, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach announces Becky Luers as the new Community Development Specialist in Des Moines County. Becky began this new position on February 23, 2015.

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