About ISU Extension and Outreach: East Pottawattamie County
Every day East Pottawattamie County Extension Helps You Become Your Best. You can count on ISU Extension for unbiased research based information. Whether you need information about your family, home, business, community or farm look to ISU extension.
Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30am - 5:00pm.
The East Pottawattamie County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University’s land-grant mission across East Pottawattamie County.
Our 2011 Points of Pride tells how we act on that commitment.
East Pottawattamie County programs are fulfilling that commitment:
- Becoming a scientist or engineer is not easy, but Iowa teens are getting hands-on experience.
- In only seven weeks, a child can learn how to stay away from alcohol and drugs.
- Starting conversations that lead to farm business transitionsfrom one generation to the next is hard – we help get them started.
- Schools and restaurants are trained to safely prepare nutritious foods.
- Families are learninghow to prepare healthy, economical meals.
- Foods grown and marketed locally boost the local economy and fulfill consumer demands
- Our communities are more sustainable.
- Businesses get individualized supportthey need to grow.
- Farmers depend on us for the latest crop production research.
We can anticipate trends, build relationships, and catalyze opportunities because we are part of the ongoing life of our communities, committed to healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies.
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