Polk County

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

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

Taste of Camp June 18 - June 21.

2014 Polk County Fair July 16-21.

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.

Pesticide testing information can be found under our County News section  
 
 
Emerald Ash Borer Update
  
Expertise Directory
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County News

April 23, 2014

Join us on June 6th when the Iowa Cubs take on the Colorado Springs Sky Sox for a fun night of
baseball and fireworks!

April 18, 2014

This annual campaign is conducted by youth members of the State 4-H Council Finance Committee. 4-H Clubs across the state are encouraged to donate $2.50 per 4-H member and the funds raised benefit financial aid, State 4-H Conference, and other projects as voted upon by the State 4-H Council. The campaign runs March 1 - June 1.

ServSafe
April 17, 2014

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

Government Farm Programs
April 16, 2014

Learn more about government farm programs and how it impacts you.

Cash Rental Rates and Farmland Values
April 2, 2014

Find cash rental rates, farmland values surveys along with videos and webcasts on this page. 

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 14, 2014 02:24 PM

People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or...

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