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 15, 2014

March 18, 2014  Des Moines County Extension celebrated it's 100th birthday with the county board of supervisors signing a proclamation observing the achievement.  The Hawkeye published an article about the history of extension 1914-1919.

March 7, 2014

If you love fashion, this workshop is for you!  Find out what your Pop Colors are! Are you a Glamour Girl, a Movie Star, or a Rock Star? Learn about the latest hair and make-up trends.

April 8, 2014

Des Moines County Extension is in search of a County Youth Coordinator to lead our 4-H and youth development programs. If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for youth, apply today!

March 24, 2014

Are you into exploring, building, and testing?!  Do you want something fun do do and get new ideas?!  Come to the 2014 Southeast Iowa STEM Festival on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. at Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, Iowa.

March 21, 2014


Save the Date! Mark your calendars for Friday, June 13th!


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

March 28, 2014 10:35 AM

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in Newton in Jasper County from a larva sample collected on March...

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