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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.

Help Wanted for the following positions:

2 AmeriCorp Members:  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is looking for two AmeriCorp Members who are enthusiastic, team players, self-starters and relate well to youth and parents to provide leadership in planning and implementation of suummer activities.  Must be 17 years of age and able to manage groups of 15-20 youth.  Youth experience preferred.  Candidates must have proficiency in computer, organizational and communication skills and the ability to prioritze tasks.  Must have current valid driver's license and reliable transportation, the ability to lift 25 pounds and be able to pass background screening.  Selected candidates will receive a living stipend and upon completion of 450 hours, they will receive an education award that can be used toward previous school loans or future tuition at an institution of higher education.  Please apply by email at  Please submit a cover letter detailing experience and education and a current resume.  Subject line must read AmeriCorps Member.  Complete job description is available at  AmeriCorp 450 hour Job Description
2017 Lucas County Fair Meat Manager.  Bids accepted until April 3, 2017 or until position is filled.  Complete job description is available at:  Meat Manager Job Description



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



County News

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March 14, 2017

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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.

October 14, 2016

Early Childhood professionals have access to cost effective and convenient online learning.

August 29, 2016

Want to make sure your child is eating nutritious lunches at school? Here are some tips to keep your child healthy and happy!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

2017 ISU Day at the Iowa Capitol

ISU Extension and Outreach shared the Land Grant Legacy at Iowa State University Day at the Capitol and reminded legislators that their elected positions give them a connection to Iowa State’s legacy.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

March 24, 2017 10:08 AM

Clean Lakes, Estuaries and Rivers (CLEAR), designed to combat water quality challenges in places like the Mississippi River and Great...

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