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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

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.

November 18, 2014

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

November 18, 2014

The Department of Community and Economic Development with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for a Field Specialist II – Community & Economic Development. This position will provide educational programs, consultation, and technical assistance in the areas of leadership development and community capacity building. The incumbent will primarily focus on community and youth engagement, with an overall goal of strengthening community integration strategies.

October 20, 2014

 

Welcome to Fall 2014 "Growing in the Region Newsletter". It is a pleasure to share, re-share and comment on a few topics related to local horticulture, small farms and regional foods. The purpose of this newsletter is to focus on local topics, programs and events.

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.

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 5, 2014 11:38 AM

While winter is not growing season for strawberries, taking care of strawberry plants remains vitally important. Here are some tips from...

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