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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

December 30, 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.  Local papers are  running a monthly series on the history of Des Moines County Extension by decades.

December 12, 2014

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 Wednesday, February 11, April 15 and June 18, 2015 at Great Prairie AEA in Burlington.

October 15, 2014

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. You can rely on ISU Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow. ISU Extension and Outreach has information available on a wide range of topics. Subscribe to our various e-mail notifications to read about the latest news, information, and local educational programs.

January 15, 2015

Are you a farmer with questions about the 2014 Farm Bill and how it will affect you and your family? Did you miss the last meetings held in 2014? Here's your chance to find information on the farm bill.

December 19, 2014

Are you a Master Gardener that wants to get more education hours?  Des Moines County Extension is hosting the winter webinar series to help jump start your volunteer education hours.

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