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 open to the public, Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, with additional precautions taken for sanitation and social distancing. Curbside service is available for pickup and dropoff upon request. 
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, are under order to quarantine, are awaiting results of a test or have recieved a positive COVID-19 test, please do NOT stop by the office. Call our office at 712-243-1132 or email staff 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.

4-H ONLINE 2.0 Enrollment/Re-Enrollment


4-H County Convention Video Link

County Convention Program ~ County Convention Slideshow



 Sign up now for our Spring Break STEM Challenge Kits! Check out Details in the 4-H Newsletter. Sign up by March 15; Kits will be ready for pickup by March 17! Click to Register




Private Pesticide Applicators: Please see events calendar to the right for upcoming training dates, and news article below for full information and brochure. REMINDER: All PPAT sessions REQUIRE registration in 2021! Please call our office to sign up for the date that works for you.



Dealing with Stress?

Check out the FREE Services and Resources of Iowa Concern


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


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 Cass County 4-H!! The 2020-21 4-H Year Has Begun- Contact our Office to Find the Club that's Right for YOU!

Click for 4-H Member and Leader Resources




County News

4-H Grows Here
March 2, 2021

Curbside Meals Available from 4-7 PM

Grow Another Row Cass County
February 24, 2021

AmeriCorps Funded Position will help coordinate food rescue county-wide

Position runs from April-November of 2021- Application now open

Start a journey to wellbeing
February 23, 2021

FREE 4-week program, 45 minutes per week to focus on personal wellness!

2020-21 Private Applicator Recertification
February 20, 2021

Pre-registration required for 2020-21 Season

Todd Turner with Award
February 19, 2021

Local volunteer donated over 400 hours of time in 2020

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Read Across Iowa!

Read Across Iowa will launch March 1 and begin a month-long celebration. Our goal is to help Iowa communities be places where adults make time to read with children, and children get the message that reading is important.

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