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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.



County News

August 4, 2015

The series will include half-day classes designed for staff in the nonprofit business community.  These opportunities are meant to enhance your nonprofit knowledge and skills. The August 27 session, ‘Four Steps to Program Impact’, will be facilitated by Nancy Franz, emeritus professor, ISU School of Education. 

August 4, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers nutrition classes to families on limited incomes with children under age 10 or who are expecting a child. The next session of the Family Nutrition Program begins September 9th, 2015 at Nevada Public Library Registration is open now.

July 13, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Story and Boone Counties will be offering a Master Gardener training course this Fall.  Classes will meet at Reiman Gardens in Ames for all sessions with the exception of one Saturday session that will be on the ISU Campus.

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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Perennials are beautiful plants that live three or more years, die in the ground each fall and return in the spring. Horticulturists...

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