Image Cass County Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mission Statement: Cass County Extension serves Iowans through four program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human Sciences, 4-H Youth Development and Community Economic Development. The Cass County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University's land-grant mission across Cass County. The Cass County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University’s land-grant mission across Cass County. Cass County Urgent Need Community Resource Guide (updated August 2022) Becoming a scientist or engineer is easier when Iowa kids are getting hands-on experience through 4-H. In only seven weeks, a child can learn how to stay away from alcohol and drugs. Starting conversations that lead to farm business transitions from one generation to the next is hard – we help get them started. Schools and restaurants are trained to safely prepare nutritious foods. Families are learning how to prepare healthy, economical meals. Foods grown and marketed locally boost the local economy and fulfill consumer demands Our communities are more sustainable. Businesses get individualized support they need to grow. Farmers depend on us for the latest crop production research. We can anticipate trends, build relationships, and catalyze opportunities because we are part of the ongoing life of our communities, committed to healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies.