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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Lucas County

Welcome to Lucas County Extension's website. Browse through the pages to see information from Iowa State University Extension and Lucas County Extension. We hope you enjoy your visit and come back soon.

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Regular office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 to 12:00 and 12:30 to 4:30



County News

April 25, 2017

Day-long event will provide hands-on demonstrations and updates on best practices.

April 18, 2017

This is part of a series of noon hour meetings on topics of interest to local gardeners!  No charge to attend!

Bring your own sack lunch and join the discussion!

Vertical Gardening & More Lunch & Learn Flyer

Pre-register by Wednesday, April 26 to Lucas County Extension office at (641)774-2016 or email

We must have a minimum of 5 pre-registrants to hold the class

salsa and chips
March 14, 2017

Salsa Making and Freezing

Shopper checking date
January 29, 2017

The dates provided on food products can be confusing.

January 13, 2017

Free Tax preparation for low to moderate income (generally, $54,000 and below) tax payers with electronic filing is available for federal and state returns.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 25, 2017 03:10 PM

Farmers and their consultants can learn how to improve both farm profits and water quality at a series of field days hosted by Iowa...

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