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County News

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

ISU Extension and Outreach is making an difference for Iowans
March 20, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will celebrate Extension and Outreach Week throughout the state March 22-28, 2015.

Government Farm Programs
March 23, 2015

Learn more about the new government farm program and how it impacts you.

monarch catepillar on milkweed
March 23, 2015

As we celebrate Extension and Outreach Week, Polk County residents are welcome to stop in and get free milkweed seed to help establish monarch butterfly habitat.

March 13, 2015

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


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March 23, 2015 11:10 AM

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