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

Our office will be closed in the observance of these holidays:

Thanksgiving:  Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, 2019


Clinton County 4-H & Youth Development

Join a 4-H Club
Join a Clover Kids Club
Awards and Scholarship

 Fair Book 

Fair Entry

2019 Clinton County 4-H / FFA Club Show

To sign-in:  click on Exhibitor and Staff 


Fair Entry Step-By-Step Help Sheet


Fair Book Rule Change Request due August 1, 2019  Click here for form.


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)

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

2019 Fall Pesticide Continuing Instruction Courses

  • Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Pest Management - Categories:  2, 5, 6 and 10 (October 16)
  • Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management - Categories:  7D, 8, and 10 (October 24)
  • Ornamental and Turfgrass - Categories 3O, 3T, 3OT and 10 (November 13)
  • Fumigation - Categories: 7C and 10  (November 19)
  • Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management - Categories:  1A, 1B, 1C and 10 (November 20)
  • Pest Control Operators - Categories: 7A, 7B, 8 and 10 (December 4)
  • Aerial Applicators - Categories 11 and 10 (Can be viewed throughout year - call to schedule date and time)
To get email notifications of pesticide trainings, please sign-up at:



Extension to Families (click on item to view information)

Clinton County Extension Council 

County News

Strengthening Families Program
July 25, 2019

Learn how to show love while setting limits, how to listen to your child and how to help family members show appreciation to each.  Click here for online registation.  Click here for registration form.

A Universe of Possibilities
May 21, 2019

Want to experience campus life meeting new people while having fun learning by doing, dancing the nights away and serving the community, this is the opportunity for you to share your talents.  Join us at the Iowa     4-H Youth Conference June 30 - July 2, 2020.

February 6, 2019

Iowa State University Extension is offering several ServSafe® classes for food service professionals. ServSafe® training will provide knowledge every food service provider must know about food hazards and proper food handling practices in order to keep food safe and protect the establishment against the costly nightmare of a foodborne-illness outbreak. Participants will learn ways of prevention, regulatory requirements, and how to improve food quality.

February 6, 2019

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 2018 Clinton County Stakeholders report

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