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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Grundy County

Welcome to our website. Information from ISU and Grundy County Extension is available to the public any time of day. The top and side navigation bars will quickly help you find and access topics and information of interest to you. We look forward to serving you.

Iowa State Extension serves Iowans through six program areas:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Business and Industry
  • Communities
  • Families
  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Continuing Education

ISU Extension can "Help You Become Your Best".  Our Mission.
Contact the Extension Office with any questions. 
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County News

September 30, 2013

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October 2, 2015

AMES, Iowa – Butterfly gardens can easily be created by planting a few of the insect’s favorite plants in a sunny corner of the yard. Gardening for Butterflies and Pollinators is a new publication for home gardeners wanting to establish a butterfly garden of their own and is available to download from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store at

October 2, 2015

AMES, Iowa – Like soaring consumer interest in finding and using locally-sourced food, a strategic partnership of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is taking flight.

With continued support from the Leopold Center, the Local Foods Program is moving under the umbrella of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beginning this week.

October 2, 2015

AMES, Iowa – Part of living in Iowa is dealing with winter and its effects on landscapes. That means taking precautions to ensure that certain plants can survive winter’s harsh blast by overwintering them. Specific steps must be followed to ensure overwintered plants will return to prominence next spring.

September 22, 2015

Class topics will include understanding your starting point and filling out worksheets; why it’s essential to plan, talking about Wills, Durable Power of Attorney; retirement plans for caregivers and ways to continue tax deferred savings while caregiving as well as in-home care, adult day care, respite, residential and hospice care; paying for care with long term care insurance, veterans benefits, Medicare, Medigap and Medicaid; effective communication taking time and planning ahead.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 17, 2015 11:21 AM

Lee County is leading the way by offering a pilot program of "Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program," a ...

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