Cedar County

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Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Cedar County
As your front door to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, we are your access to information and service to improve the quality of life in your community.  We provide research based information and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, youth development, and family relationships. 
Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 - 12:00 12:30-4:00


2019 Ag Outlook 



Crop Advantage Series

Are you parenting a child or two in 4 – 8th grade? Would you like to pilot this educational offering, and earn an $incentive? You do this on your own time. We only have five slots left. If interested see more information and register here: https://efgt.ppsi.iastate.edu/
If you have questions, call Barb or Dionne at the Cedar County Extension office.

Interested in learning more about organic farming?

Noon Hour Power -Coming Monthly Starting in January 2019


Child Care Chatter -  Winter 2018 (Dates of Classes Inside)

4-H Information for Cedar County 

Join us for the 4-H Lock-In Hosted and Sponsored by Cedar County Youth Council - January 19-20, 2019 
Mental Health First Aid Training


Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development
Eastern Iowa Crop Information
Farm Management Information
Cedar County Endowment Fund
Cedar County Agricultural Extension Council Meeting Information


Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training and Certification

Stakeholder Report

ServSafe Information

County News

January 10, 2019

Flowers are one of the best antidotes to the icy winds of winter, and growing a houseplant that buds and blooms inside while all is dormant outside is particularly satisfying.  

January 4, 2019

The holidays are over, but for many, the stress continues: on bodies from over eating, on wallets from over spending and sometimes on relationships after what can be a tense time of the year. However, it’s possible to relieve various forms of stress by taking steps toward mindfulness, says Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

County Council group picture
January 3, 2019
Join us for the 4-H Lock-In Hosted and Sponsored by Cedar County Youth Council - January 19-20, 2019 
November 9, 2018

Community Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC) Cedar County is a community-based appraoch to child protection.  Community members, professionals, and families work together to develop and implement local programs, services, supports, and policies that positively impact families and protect children from abuse.

Winter weather policy - ISU Extension & Outreach Cedar County

The closing of the office is in conjunction with the Tipton Consolidated Schoold District. Cancellations/delays are posted on KCRG
Winter Storm resources have been added to the Severe Weather tab on the Disaster Recovery page: 

Try something new this year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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