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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Story County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.  

Read about the ways ISU Extension and Outreach meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make Story County a better place to live.


The 4-H Communication Contest will be held April 9th. Learn more about how you can participate!


ISU Extension & Outreach-Story County is currently seeking a Local Foods Coordinator. The Local Foods Coordinator position is a position created in partnership between ISU Extension and Outreach-Story County and Prairie Rivers of Iowa. The goal of the Local Foods Coordinator is to create and maintain a regional identity that promotes the local food system in Boone and Story Counties. Increase community awareness through educational and promotional marketing, economic and community development. Responsibilities fall into five main areas: Facilitation, Education, Marketing and Outreach, Funding, Data and Evaluation. Perform duties as determined by the Director as necessary.

For more information or application, call Alison at 515-382-6551 or email aboelman@iastate.edu. Position open until filled. AA/EOE

Job Description

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ISU Extension and Outreach Story County 4-H Summer Intern

Duties include, but not limited to:

Assist 4-H AmeriCorps member with day camps
Chaperone Iowa 4-H Conference June 28-30
Assist with County Fair events July 15 and July 23-27
Work with the public, staff, volunteers, and youth

Required: Valid driver’s license, ability to pass criminal background check and experience with youth programs. Minimum: HS diploma. Submit detailed resume with complete work history and three (3) references.

Contact Story County Extension, 220 H Ave., P.O. Box 118, Nevada, IA, phone (515) 382-6551 for application and job description or email aboelman@iastate.edu. Position open until filled. EOE. 


County News

February 5, 2016

Feeling stretched caring for an adult with chronic conditions?

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you—the family caregiver—with the skills you need to take care of yourself.

January 18, 2016

This spring the 4-H History Committee will be accepting Story County nominations for the 2016 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame.  We encourage you to give thought to whom you might nominate.

April 24, 2007

Anyone who is carrying out an educational program or activity which benefits the 4-H Youth of Story County may apply for a Story County 4-H Foundation Grant. 4-H youth or adult volunteers may also request financial assistance for skill development and/or


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