Clinton County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Clinton County

Clinton County Extension brings research-based information from Iowa State University Extension to you. We offer education and programs that provide our county with "Information for Everyday Living."

 Regular Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30 pm, Friday 8:00 am-1:00 pm

Holiday Office Closings

Memorial Day - Monday, May 28
Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day - Monday, September 3
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.
Winter Holidays - Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1

Clinton County 4-H & Youth Development4H clover

Visit our 4-H and Youth website for current events, registrations, 4-H Club information,and volunteer information.



Clinton County Master Gardener (click on item for information)


AG and Natural Resources (click on item for information)

Ag Programs and Conferences (click on item for information / registration)

Silage Conference:  June 21, 2018 - Dubuque, Iowa

AG Forms and Documents (click on item to view and print)

2018 Fall Pesticide Continuing Instruction Courses

  • Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Pest Management - Categories 2, 5, 6 and 10 (October 17)
  • Mosquito / Public Health Pest Management - Categories 7D, 8, and 10 (October 25)
  • Ornamental and Turfgrass - Categories 3O, 3T, 3OT and 10 (November 7)
  • Fumigation - Categories 7C, and 10 (November 13)
  • Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Categories - 1A, 1B, 1C and 10 (November 14)
  • Pest Control Operators - Categories 7B, 8 and 10 (December 5)
To get email notifications of pesticide trainings, please sign-up at:


 Extension to Families (click on item to view information)

Clinton County Extension Council 

Clinton County Fair Dates

July 11 - July 15, 2018

County News

March 20, 2017

Dog classes for dog project members begin on Monday, April 9, 2018; obedience training is from 6:30-7:15pm, and agility is from 7:15-7:45, both at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. First year members will meet in the Fair Auditorium. See article for details.

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April 24, 2018

If you are interested in becoming an ISU Clinton County Extension Master Gardener, please apply online here.

April 13, 2018

The Master Gardeners are sponsoring a new opportunity for 4-H and Clover Kids to exhibit flowers, ornamental plants, vegetables, herbs or succulents at the Clinton County Fair.  Master Gardeners are hosting a workshop to learn more about horticulture on Monday, April 16 at 5:30 pm at the Clinton County Fairgrounds.  All ages are welcome to attend. To learn more about the NEW Bucket of Plants Contest for 4-H and Clover Kids CLICK HERE!

March 5, 2018

Learn about the impact ISU Extension and Outreach has in your county. Read individual county program successes in food and the environment, health and well-being, economic development, and K-12 youth outreach.  Click here to read the 2017 Clinton County Stakeholders report

March 2, 2018

Join other 4-H members from Eastern Iowa as you tour and learn about the Livestock Learning Farms on the Iowa State Campus!  A bus will leave early Wednesday morning and return Wednesday evening.  You will tour and participate in activities at the Vet School, the Sheep and Swine Teaching Farms, the Dairy Farm, and learn about Beef Cattle.  Members riding the bus will receive FSQA certification by listening to the training given by Denise Schwab on the ride!

Cost is $60—This includes transportation, lunch, snacks, FSQA training, and all activities.  Registration closes April 4, 2018.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

20,000 Meals from the Heartland

Nothing brings people together quite like working shoulder to shoulder in hairnets and packaging 20,000 meals in an hour. During a Meals from the Heartland service project, ISU Extension and Outreach was networking with a purpose to fight hunger.

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