West Pottawattamie County

2015 Kids Cooking Camp

Friends Camp 2015

Spring Garden Conference

Master Gardeners bring a touch of spring

2015 West Pottawattamie Extension Council

ISU Extension and Outreach:
West Pottawattamie
When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension for research-based information and education to help you make better decisions. 
West Pottawattamie County Extension brings the University to you!      


Office Hours:
8:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

West Pottawattamie Extension office is closed if Council Bluffs Public Schools are closed for winter weather.  Please call ahead before driving here when weather is questionable.

County News

February 12, 2016

A cover crop spring management workshop is scheduled to be held March 3rd at the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis, IA.

February 11, 2016

Come and join other 4-H members from across our region on a fabulous trip to Minneapolis, MN April 15-17, 2016.

February 4, 2016

Come and welcome spring at the West Pottawattamie Master Gardener’s Spring Conference. The Iowa State University Extension Master Gardeners of West Pottawattamie County will hold the event at the Council Bluffs Senior Center, Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Cost is $35 if registered by March 18th or $45.00 if coming the day of the event and both include lunch and refreshments.  More information about each workshop will be released at a later time.

January 15, 2016

Commercial Pesticide Applicator CIC programs for 2016 have been released.  All CIC classes will be held at the West Pottawattamie Extension Office, 1705 McPherson Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503.  Registrations are due one week prior to the event. 

December 2, 2015

Check out the new December 2015 WOW newsletter! This newsletter is written by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists working in the field and on campus. Published monthly, it promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

There’s a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 12, 2016 02:47 PM

The Grassroots Grazing program for young and beginning graziers begins March 22 at the McNay Research Farm near Chariton.

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