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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Cedar County

Welcome to the Cedar County Extension and Outreach website! We offer an array of services designed to help with a variety of needs. Our office provides research based information and education on agriculture, environment, business, community, healthy living, families and youth to improve the quality of life in our communities. 
Monday-Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Winter Weather Closure - Cedar County Extension follows the Tipton Consolidated School District closures. If Tipton schools are closed due to weather the Cedar County Extension office is closed as well.


If you have any needs or would like to confirm information or programming, please call 563-886-6157.

Some Staff are still working remotely at this time so you can reach out via e-mail. Please see our "Staff" webpage (https://www.extension.iastate.edu/cedar/staff) for all staff e-mail addresses.
Thank you for your understanding in this unprecedented time.

Cedar County Cattlemen’s Scholarships 


Trees:After Derecho 2020, What Now?

Preserve the Taste of Summer/Jam Making Basics/Salsa Making Basics

Finance Consultation Information with Phyllis Zalenski

COVID Recovery Iowa


Easy links to Extension Resources

Horticulture resources


Food Preservation

Finance resources



Nutrition and Wellness


4-H Information for Cedar County 

Mars Base Camp 4-H STEM Challenge Workshop

Cedar County Endowment Fund
Cedar County Agricultural Extension Council Meeting Information

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training and Certification

County News

September 9, 2020

Southeast Iowa Ag team new quarterly AGnewsletter. 

March 3, 2021

Do you have a passion for youth development and the beef project area? Cedar County Extension and Outreach is accepting applications for a beef superintendent! This is a 4-H volunteer position. Applications for this position are due Wednesday, March 31, by 4pm. Please submit via email to mostaert@iastate.edu or send in to the Cedar County Extension office. 

Contact Haley Mostaert with any questions: mostaert@iastate.edu or 563-886-6157

Volunteer Description and Application Form

February 22, 2021

Seeking a Coordinator for the 4-H Foodstand during the Cedar County Fair. Responsibilities include coordinating all aspect of operating the Foodstand, before, during and after the fair, in cooperation with the Cedar County Extension Office. Must be able to work with 4-H members, parents and adult volunteers. Must apply by March 12, 2021.

4-H Food Stand Coordinator Application

For additional information, contact the Cedar County Extension office. Call 563-886-6157 or e-mail mostaert@iastate.edu

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.  

Mindful Teen flyer
November 24, 2020

Cedar County youth are invited to join the virtual Mindful Teen Workshop Series.

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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