West Pottawattamie County

4-Her travel to Kansas City!

2013 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Report

4-H Lego Robotics Summer Camp

4-H Quilts of Valor Project

MG Decorates Pots for Winter

4-Hers Charms for Charity

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!      


County News

April 17, 2014

Join us for a day of doggy fun at Westfair on May 10th......

April 16, 2014

West Pottawattamie Master Gardeners will be holding their annual plant sale Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am on the Iowa School for the Deaf Campus. 

April 16, 2014
What is Powerful Tools for Caregivers?
Caregiving is rewarding, but, let’s face it— caregiving also can be stressful—physically, emotionally, and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you, the family caregiver, with the skills you need to take care of yourself. Six two-and-a-half hour class sessions held once a week are led by certified, experienced class leaders. Powerful Tools for Caregivers allows you time to acquire some tools to help you become more comfortable with your role as a caregiver.
April 16, 2014

Cooking, hiding, and decorating eggs is popular this time of year. There are some important safe handling methods we need to remember when participating in these activities.

April 16, 2014

Master Gardeners of West Pottawattamie County offer $50.00 grants to classroom teachers to help provide horticulture education to Pottawattamie County students.  The grant will be used to purchase materials and related supplies for your classroom’s horticulture plans. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 17, 2014 01:11 PM

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on growing and caring for garden mums.

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