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


Special Office Hours for Fair

Friday, July 6th - Closed for Conference Judging Day

Tuesday, July 10 - Sunday, July15 - Closed for Fair

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.

Fair BookFair Entry

Fair Entry Information for 4-Her's  |  Fair Entry Information for Clover Kids


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)

Iowa Beef Quality Assurance:  Tuesday, June 19 - Clinton County Fairgrounds
Silage Conference:  June 21, 2018 - Dubuque, Iowa
Spring Field Day:  June 28, 2018 - Crawfordsville, Iowa
Farmland Leasing Meetings - August 1, 2018

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)
  • Aerial Applicators - Categories 11 and 10 (Call to reserve room)
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

Iowa State Fair Dates

August 9 - August 19

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.

June 12, 2018

Fed by Farms K-2 Day Camp July 30th-31st

Have you ever thought about where your food comes from? Join us for this fun-filled two-day camp to find out!

June 6, 2018

Two Junior camps at Pictured Rocks in Montecello, IA!

June 1, 2018

Thank you for being a 4-H volunteer in Clinton County. Our 4-H club, group, project,and Clover Kids volunteers who have on-going contact with youth are required to complete the designated volunteer training each year. In addition to our face-to-face leader training we offer, we provide an online option to make sure you have an opportunity to complete this year’s training. You may access and complete the annual training online via 4H Online, and must do so no later than July 1, 2018. We appreciate you working to complete this in a timely manner.  It will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete the training. Please follow the following steps to complete the training.

May 9, 2018

Babysitting Basics Training for all 5th-12th Graders Thursday July 26th, 2018.The course will cover all that you need to have a successful babysitting business. We will cover responsibilities of a baby-sitter, what employers expect, how to care for children of different ages, games and play ideas, basic first aid, and safety and how to handle emergencies.

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