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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

August 20, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Des Moines County Extension is looking to hire a full time Local Foods Coordinator.

August 25, 2015

Farmers and those who advise farmers about crops will want to attend the annual fall field day at the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research Farm near Crawfordsville on September 10.

August 24, 2015

Keep grazing management skills sharp with new research for all grass-fed livestock.

August 18, 2015

We are celebrating the NEW Des Moines County Extension satellite office on the campus of Southeastern Community College! Join us!

August 12, 2015

Join us on October 24 to learn how to apply landscape design concepts to your own personal garden! The seminar will feature Lisa Orgler, Iowa State University Landscape Architect. Sponsored by Des Moines County Master Gardeners.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 6, 2015 04:05 PM

This month’s guest speaker is Tom Kaspar who will present “Reaching the Full Potential of Cover Crops in Iowa.”

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