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.


 
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.

County News

July 31, 2015

Become an Iowa Master Gardener by completing the core training course this fall at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Des Moines County office at SCC Campus in West Burlington, Iowa. Gardeners will learn best practices for choosing plants, designing gardens, and managing pests. Classes start in September.

July 31, 2015

Landowners and tenants should attend our Farmland Leasing Meeting to learn about cash rental rates, land values, writing and terminating a farm lease and determining a fair cash rent for 2016.

July 30, 2015

This FREE day-long event features stimulating dialogue, presentations, learning and networking opportunities addressing a variety of critical nonprofit capacity building topics. Perfect for board members, staff and volunteers!

July 21, 2015

Do you work in the food service and restaurant industry and are non-managers?  This food safety course is for you!

June 22, 2015

Summer storms bring the potential for power outages. How long is your freezer and refrigerator food safe? What foods can you keep and what needs to be tossed?

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At Camp Cy, state fair visitors will see how ISU Extension and Outreach is at work in their neighborhoods – it’s an Iowa State experience.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 27, 2015 09:09 AM

The science of auto racing and a fast time behind the wheel await some Iowa 4-H youth July 30. Approximately 30 youth will learn about...

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