Cass County

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Welcome to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Cass County

Check out our Quick Links on the lower right side of this page to find frequently requested information. For the latest 4-H Information and News, check out the 4-H and Youth tab above!

The Cass County Extension Office is now open to the public, Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, with additional precautions taken for sanitation and social distancing. Appointments are preferred, and curbside service is available for pickup and dropoff. 


If you are not feeling well, have experienced a cough or fever in the last 24 hours, or have had exposure to someone with these symptoms, please do NOT stop by the office. Call our office at 712-243-1132 or email and we will be happy to assist you with your questions or needed materials. We take serving Iowans seriously, which is why we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff. Thank you for your understanding.





2020 Cass County Fair Info Page 

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COVID-19 Response: Check our News Feed Below for Local Programs and Resources, and click on the NEW Covid-19 Tab at the Top of Our Page for Links to Resources from ISU Extension.


Please Call or Email if You Can't Find What You're Looking For!

Have a question related to food safety, food preservation, household cleaning, etc? ISU Answerline has been answering home and family questions for over 40 years! Click here to find the toll free hotline as well as a list of resources and Frequently Asked Questions!



Click here to learn about joining 4-H in Cass County

Start your adventure with 4-H!! 2019-2020 4-H Enrollment Open Until May 15!

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County News

ISU Words on Wellness
June 23, 2020

Welcome to Words on Wellness- a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you'll find reliable, research based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy habits into your daily lifestyle. Check back monthly for the latest edition!

Healthy Cass County
April 14, 2020

Resource Guide a Collaboration between Healthy Cass County, Cass County ISU Extension, and Cass County Local Food Policy Council 

Master Gardener Logo
April 13, 2020

Applications for 2020 Projects are due Tuesday April 28

Grow Another Row Cass County
April 6, 2020

Partnership Program Encourages Residents to grow and share excess produce in 2020

4-H Grows Here
April 1, 2020

 A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Here for You. Now. Always.

For over 100 years, ISU Extension and Outreach has been serving Iowans. As our state recovers from COVID-19, we’ll continue to deliver research-based education and information. We’re here for you now. And for the next 100 years.

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