Wayne County

Wayne County Pick A Better Snack students are making healthy living goals. 

Students tasting cranberries!

Students exercising in the Pick a Better Snack and Act program.

Wayne County Extension is a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Wayne County

The Wayne County Extension and Outreach office has research-based information and education available. Please consider this resource when you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm. Wayne County Extension brings Iowa State University research to you.

The Wayne County Extension meeting room is now available for the public to rent. 

The office space and meeting area are new as of April of 2016.

The space is accessed by outside entrance and includes a large kitchen with a stove, refrigerator and sizable island.  It is handicap accessable and includes two rest rooms and a large gathering area--perfect for meetings, family get-togethers, parties, showers, etc., and also has onsite wi-fi.

The fee is $50.00 for a half day (approx. 4 hours) or $75.00 for a full day.  A $50 refundable deposit is also required.

Please contact the Wayne County Extension at 641-872-1755 or e-mail to kmartley@iastate.edu to make arrangements.


Storm Recovery Guide

With the recent storm damage to the area-here are some links to help:

Dates to Remember:
  • 6/28/17 - Rescheduled Wayne County Extension Council Meeting
  • 7/6/17 - Fashion Review & Communications event at Fairgrounds
  • 7/18/17 - Emerald Ash Borer Meeting
  • 7/25/17 - 7/31/17 - Wayne County Fair
  • 8/10/17 - 8/20/17 - Iowa State Fair
  • 8/23/17 - Farmland Leasing Meeting, Pin Oak Conservation Center, Chariton
       June 2017 Newsletter 




2017 Wayne Co. Fairbook


  March 2017 Ag Newsletter 


    ISU Extension and Outreach, Wayne Co. is looking to fill 2 positions for the summer. Current positions are for AmeriCorp Members. Complete job description can be found here.

County News

Farmland Leasing Meeting
June 21, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings across 11 different sites in Southeast Iowa during late July and August. Meeting sites include Oskaloosa, Keosauqua, Ottumwa, Fairfield, Wapello, Burlington, Donnellson, Mt. Pleasant, Centerville, Chariton and Albia.

May 30, 2017

ISU Solar Car Begins Statewide Tour

February 13, 2017

Your financial habits often need a tune up. Human Sciences Extension & Outreach offers several free tools to help.

December 29, 2016

Wayne County Pick A Better Snack students are making healthy living goals.

December 20, 2016

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s Pesticide Bureau has approved recertification credits for fruit and vegetable commercial and private pesticide applicators at the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

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