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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 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, 2015 at Great Prairie AEA in Burlington.

December 12, 2014

The Des Moines County Extension Office of Iowa State University Extension is offering a food safety training class for food service workers and others interested in the basics of serving safe food. The next class is Wednesday, January 21,2015 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the Great Prairie AEA building, 3601 West Avenue, Burlington.

September 26, 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 15, 2014

Get your trailer loaded!  It's beef weigh-in time!

November 18, 2014

Are you a farmer with questions about the 2014 Farm Bill and how it will affect you and your family?


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

December 5, 2014 12:48 PM

The Iowa County Engineers Association will bring more than 450 engineers, technicians and supervisors to Ames and Iowa State University...

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