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:

Memorial Day:  Monday, May 27, 2019

Independence Day:  Thursday, July 4, 2019

Job Openings

Clinton County Extension and Outreach is seeking energetic professionals to work in an office team atmosphere.  We have three open positions:  County Director and County Youth/4-H Coordinator.  Positions will remain open until filled.  If you have any questions, contact Jeff Macomber, Regional Director, or 563.260.1027.  We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Click on positions for discriptions:

County Director  (deadline May 22, 2019)

County Youth/4-H Coordinator  (deadline May 22, 2019)


County Job Application


To apply, please submit the following items:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Completed Application

Send items to:  Jeff Macomber at


Clinton County 4-H & Youth Development

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 

Clinton County Fair 2019:  July 17 - 21

Iowa State Fair 2019:  August 8 - 18

County News

Junior 4-H Camp
May 21, 2019

Are you ready for an amazing, fun-filled week at Junior 4-H Camp?  Pack your bags and join other 4-H members and friends at Pictured Rocks Camp & Retreat June 10-13, 2019.

Science of BBQ-Beef Day Camp
May 21, 2019

Are you interested in creating your own receipes and grilling? Join us for a one-day camp about The Science of BBQ.

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.

April 16, 2019

Do you help take care of child with special health and behavorial needs? Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself and better prepare yourself to take good care of your loved one.

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.

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How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

5 videos: Laura Jesse Iles, director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic, explains how to raise and care for monarchs – from collecting the eggs to releasing adult butterflies to the world.

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