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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Linn County

As your front door to Iowa State University we are your access to information and services to improve the quality of life in your community.  We provide research and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, youth development, and family relationships.  Office HOURS: M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm

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County News

bookkeeper office assistant job opening vacancy cedar rapids iowa
April 22, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach Linn County currently has 2 part time positions available. Qualified applicants may apply for both positions if seeking full-time position. Application deadline:  April 30, 2014 or until suitable applicant is found.

young children mini parenting class workshop lesson cedar rapids iowa
April 24, 2014

If your child is 5 or younger, we invite you to join us for these upcoming mini parenting lessons: Allowance, Money and Chilren; Sibling Rivalry; Tips for Busy Parents

new gardens cedar rapids iowa noelridge
April 22, 2014

Local and area gardeners are going to have a new garden to visit this coming season.  There is a new parks project underway that will be unfolding throughout 2014 and beyond.

backyard forest stewards training cedar rapids
April 22, 2014

Owners of small backyard forests are invited to a two-day workshop for hands-on experience in managing their trees and forested areas. Space is limited.

Emerald Ash Borer in Iowa
April 22, 2014

Johnson County Extension will host two informational meetings concerning the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB), an exotic, destructive insect of ash trees,  which is spreading in Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 23, 2014 02:56 PM

Current issues in rural property management, appraisal, and sales and purchase are up for discussion at the Soil Management and Land...

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