Polk County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Polk County

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We will be closed on Monday, January 16 to observe the MLK Holiday.

 

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County News

January 12, 2017

A number of trees and plants can provide a splash of variety to landscapes.

January 12, 2017

Punishing children and disciplining children are not the same thing.

Oaths of Office
January 10, 2017

Polk County Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald swore in three elected members of the Polk County Extension Council on January 9.  New officers were also elected.

January 10, 2017

The members of the Polk County Council would like to invite Polk County 4-H club members to a night of skating downtown at the Brenton Skating Plaza.

January 10, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach publication discusses importance of proactive treatment to protect ash trees

Mackenzie and Joel DeJong, and Joel's grandchildren

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Is Family for DeJongs

Mackenzie DeJong followed her father, Joel, into the "family business" -- ISU Extension and Outreach. She's a human sciences program coordinator based in O’Brien County. They reflect on how extension work became part of their life.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 17, 2017 02:25 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The...

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