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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Polk County

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January 9, 2015

New Category 6, Right-of-Way exams will be used at all IDALS testing locations beginning Monday, February 9. If you don't have this NEW study guide, stop by our office to purchase one. We are located at 1625 Adventureland Drive, Suite A, Altoona, IA  50009. Telephone 515.957.5760. 

January 9, 2015

Fall 2015 recertification classes begin October 21. See our calandar link along the side bar of our home page for more information.  Please remember to pre-register. Registration forms for fall classes should be posted by October 1st and can be found at  https://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/ComAp

June 2, 2014

This program is designed for all food service workers. See the list of workshops available in Polk County.

March 5, 2015

Money Talk is a five-week course for women of all ages. It will help you learn to take charge of your money. The Money Talk program from ISU Extension and Outreach helps women make informed financial decisions.

March 2, 2015

Thing spring! Now is the time to start your seedlings to prepare for the outdoor growing season.

 

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ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 6, 2015 11:23 AM

The parenting dance is the mix between the child’s natural style, or temperament, and the parent’s approach and response....

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