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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Polk County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. You can rely on ISU Extension for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.


Emerald Ash Borer General Information and Public Seminars
Emerald Ash Borer or Native Borer? 
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Expertise Directory
Search the ISU Extension and Outreach expertise directory to find a specialist that can help you!

County News

September 26, 2014

A two-day facilitator training to increase Latino youth's abilities to succeed in high school, discover the benefits of higher education, and become aware of how to attain a college education will be held November 6 and 7.

December 23, 2013

Looking for information on where to test or how to re-certify? We have all the information you need and our quick links make it as easy as 1, 2, 3!   Registration forms can be found at  www.extension.iastate.edu/pme 

Flexible Cash Farm Leases
October 23, 2014

Get forms for flexible cash farm leases along with videos and webcasts.

October 21, 2014

Check out Polk City’s new 4-H Club on Monday evening, November 3 at Miller Park Shelter in Polk City, Iowa.

Crop Marketing Strategies
October 20, 2014

Check out these newsletters to get the latest on crop marketing strategies.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 13, 2014 02:06 PM

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

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