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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.

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STEM Academy
May 13, 2015

If you have a child who has completed grades K-5 and likes science, we have a camp for them!

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May 12, 2015

If you love to garden, have some extra time, like to help others learn to garden, come join the Des Moines County Master Gardeners!  We would love to have you join the group.

May 2, 2015

Kindergarten through 5th graders are invited to join us at Safety Day 2015 to learn about safety on the farm and at home!

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.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

May 14, 2015 09:28 AM

The Beef Feedlot Systems Manual has been completely revised to help producers as they consider options for expanding or adding new...

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