County News

4-H Project Book
August 7, 2014

The Keokuk County Expo Fair has come to an end. Now what? Get your forms here to finish your record books and prepare for Awards Night!

Gail Weber
August 23, 2016

Gail Weber is the leader of Keokuk County’s oldest 4-H club, Stick-To-It (the club celebrated their 90th anniversary at the Keokuk County Expo this past July).  As a former member herself, Gail continues to celebrate the rich heritage and values vested in this groups' roots.

August 11, 2016

Do you need to attend a ServSafe training? ServSafe will be offered at the Keokuk County Extension in April! Find more details here!

May 13, 2016

For the thrid consecutive year rental rates for Iowa farmland declined, according to results from the 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Manure Application
November 9, 2015

Manure applicators now have another option to receive their certification from the Manure Applicator Certification (MAC) program.

4-H Enrollment
September 4, 2015

It's time to begin the enrollment process for Keokuk County 4-H 2015-2016 year!

Emerald Ash Borer
March 31, 2015

The publication provides recommendations on how to protect ash trees from the emerald ash borer. Information about the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators has been added to the publication.

January 24, 2014

AMES, Iowa — If planning for next year’s garden includes finding new plants for shady areas, consider the recommendations of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists while paging through and ordering from garden catalogs this winter. The horticulturists also answer questions that come to Hortline, Iowa State’s horticulture hotline. Reach Hortline by calling 515-294-3108 or emailing

Health & Wellness
September 13, 2013

Check out this month's WOW newsletter!

Engraved Brick
May 30, 2013

Order an engraved brick and see it displayed in front of the new Keokuk County Extension Office located at the Expo Fairgrounds!

May 6, 2013

The weather changes rapidly and unexpectedly in Iowa. We went from worrying about planting in dry soil to late planting in cold soil. Therefore, farmers and crop consultants are wondering about using starter fertilizer to speed up early corn growth and increase yield.

January 5, 2010

To begin your 4-H adventure, start looking at the many project areas that 4-H has to offer. You may choose one or more projects from more than 45 different areas. There is a 4-H project for everyone! Projects are fun to do alone and with your friends.

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