Polk County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Alternate Routes to ISU Extension and Outreach Polk County during I-80 Exit 142 Closure

Saturday, July 25, 2015 @ Iowa State Fairgrounds

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  
Expertise Directory
Search the ISU Extension and Outreach expertise directory to find a specialist that can help you!

County News

ISU Extension Polk County detour alternate route
March 30, 2015

The ISU Extension and Outreach - Polk County office advises clients on two temporary routes to the Extension office during the Exit 142 east bound off-ramp closure March 29 - May 21.

March 25, 2015

“Joyfully moving with our head and hands for our heart and health.”
1st Annual Clover Dash 5K held July 25, 2015 at the Iowa State Fairground.
All proceeds go to Polk County 4-H in Honor of Joy Niklasen, Former Polk County Youth Coordinator.

March 20, 2015

Annual Region 13 & 14 Intermediate Trip

We will visit the National Monuments in SD, We will see buffalo in Custer State Park, We will meet 4-H’ers from South Dakota

Emerald Ash Borer Detection Waukee Iowa
April 16, 2015

New detection of invasive pest discovered in Waukee, within 15 miles of Des Moines metro area.

Iowa Farm to School
April 9, 2015

NCAT is hosting a local Farm to School Workshop on May 1. The workshop will highlight practical examples of farm to school in action and provide resources tailored to help Iowans connect more students to healthy, fresh food.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is all about people. We connect Iowans to Iowa State education and research. We’re your lifelong partner.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 3, 2015 09:22 AM

Farming is a vital enterprise for Iowa and the United States. The new C6 BioFarm Game takes an interactive approach to teach young...

Share |