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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

February 9, 2016

If you  are an owner/operator, contract growers, production employees, veterinarians, and swine industry stakeholders, you will want to attend the 2016 Iowa Pork Regional Conference.

Morgan Hoenig
December 11, 2015

Des Moines County Extension welcomes Morgan Hoenig as the Local Food Coordinator!

November 25, 2015

On Wednesday, November 11, ISU Extension and Outreach in Des Moines, Henry, Lee, and Louisa counties held a "Field to Fuel" STEM Event for all 4-H'ers and non 4-H'ers throughout the region. Read about the day and check out the pictures!

September 23, 2015

Local county offices of ISU Extension and Outreach sponsor food safety certification courses for food service managers and employees. Upcoming sessions at Great Prairie AEA in Burlington are Thuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, June 15, 2016. On Thursday, April 7th at the ISU Extension Office in Mt. Pleasant. Each class runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm with the exam to follow.

September 29, 2014

Facebook users are invited to stay up-to-date with Des Moines County Extension by joining us on Facebook. We keep the link right here -- or search for Iowa State University Extension, Des Moines County

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January 22, 2016 04:33 PM

The 60th Annual Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course, Glass is Half Full: A Call for Optimism, will be Feb. 23 - 25, 2016 at...

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