Adair County

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COVID-19 Update

The Adair County Extension Office is open to the public on a limited basis. Please call in advance to schedule an appointment or call when you arrive and we will offer curbside service. All staff are working in the office as of 6/29/20. Please call 641-743-8412 to schedule an appointment or leave a detailed message. We can also provide a 'drop off & pick up' container outside if needed. If you need immediate assistance call Deena Wells at 515-783-7209. We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this challenging times!

Please check out our Facebook Page "Adair County ISU Extension" for daily updates and information. We appreciate your cooperation and patience.

We take serving Iowans seriously which is why we are prioritizing the health of our community and staff.

For the lastest up-to-date information please check out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Iowa Department of Public Health websites.


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Location:   Adair County Extension Office, 154 Public Square, Suite C, Greenfield
Phone:      641-743-8412
Contacts:  Deena Wells
                2020 NEW RELEASE - updates regarding 10-15-20 Grant Cycle

IMPORTANT REMINDER: if you were a grant recipient for 2019 grants, your current project must be completed and a Final Report submitted before you can apply for more funds. For questions, contact Deena Wells at 641-743-8412 or email

                - Grant Information Sheets  (click here)
                - Grant Application Word Doc Form (click here)
                - Grant Six Month Progress Report (click here for pdf form)   (click here for Word doc)
                - Grant Requst for Extension Form (click here for pdf form)        (click her for Word doc)
If you are interested in applying to be on the EACF Committee, please fill out the attached application form and email to or mail to Adair County Extension, Deena Wells, 154 Public Square, Suite C, Greenfield, IA 50849.
               - EACF Committee Application Form (click here)

One Annual Grant Cycle   

Grant Application Deadline is October 15th by 4:30pm to Adair County Extension Office.

Please provide 10 copies of the completed application form to the Extension office.





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