Des Moines County

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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, 2014

We need your help!  Des Moines County would like your input on evaluating the 2015 Des Moines County Fair. Please print out the evaluation form and send to the Des Moines County Extension Office  by September 15th to get your voice heard.

August 27, 2015

Is your middle school child interested in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics)? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is excited to invite your child to participate in an interactive, STEM learning day. 

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!

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 31, 2015 12:21 PM

HyperStream with the IT-Olympics has a record breaking number of clubs involved for its eighth year. This program for middle school and...

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