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!      


New adjusted office hours:
8:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm


County News

October 6, 2015

West Pottawattamie County will by mediaplayer"> host Roadside, Forest and Aquatic Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.

September 28, 2015

West Pottawattamie County will host a Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, October 29, 2015. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program.

September 28, 2015

For many, hosting birds, butterflies, bees, and other guests in the garden is one of the most rewarding aspects of gardening. As each month passes you'll find striking, closeup photos of those visitors who can captivate the gardener with their unique personalities.

September 24, 2015

Check out these resources to deal with flooding and flood clean up.

September 23, 2015

If you are a 4-H member in grades 4-12 and are planning to show beef, sheep, swine, poultry, rabbits, goats and/or dairy, you must have a current FSQA (Food, Safety, Quality Assurance certification). 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 1, 2015 11:38 AM

Part of living in Iowa is dealing with winter and its effects on landscapes. That means taking precautions to ensure that certain plants...

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