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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.

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County News

September 2, 2015

The Department of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach with Iowa State University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Extension Program Assistant I.

September 2, 2015

Don't delay take some time and apply for county awards. Applications are due October 1, 12:00 pm, to the Polk County Extension Office.

2015 Fall Conference
August 27, 2015

Our annual Fall Horticulture Conference will be held Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  ISU Extension and Outreach - Polk County will host this five session conference to provide information for the home gardener.  Be sure not to miss nationally recognized gardening expert Melinda Myers as the keynote speaker.

Cash Rental Rates and Farmland Values
August 27, 2015

Get current cash rental rates, farmland values surveys along with recorded videos and webcasts.

Crop Marketing Strategies
August 27, 2015

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


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 13, 2015 04:21 PM

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Iowa Soybean Association and Story County Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a field...

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