About ISU Extension and Outreach: Fremont County

Fremont County Extension exists to assist you in your endeavors relating to agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth activities, educational school programs, family matters, business support, economic development, and more. We are making strides to improve the quality of life in Southwest Iowa.

2009 Stakeholder Report


Here are a few highlights of Fremont County Extension at work for you.

Home Owner:

Horticultural Advice                     Insect ID & Management

Lawn Care & Pest Mngt.             Radon Testing Information

Water Quality Information            Food Processing & Preservation

Tree Care Management               Master Gardener Program


Promote Bio-economy                 Soil Testing

Manure Nutrient Management       Pasture Seeding

Cash Rental Rates                      Custom Rate Survey

Farmland Leasing                        Pesticide Applicator Training

Brush Control                              Crop Scouting

Crop Nutrient Management           Livestock Building Ventilation


Youth & Family:

4-H Youth Club Enrollment           School Enrichment Programs

4-H Scholarships                         K-3 Day Camps

4-H Jr. Overnight Camp                County, Area, & State 4-H Councils

Community Service Projects         Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Livestock Expo

Iowa State Fair                            Leadership Opportunities                               Life Skill Development

CWF Washington D.C. Trip           4-H Awards & Recognition


Key Statistics

  • 23% of school age youth in Fremont County impacted through 4-H clubs, camps, workshops, or school programs
  • 35 4-H youth served in leadership roles or conferences at area, state, and national level
  • Since 1995, 103 4-H youth have received $33,700 in endowment grants
  • Over 140 farmers and agribusiness people receive pesticide applicator certification


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