Des Moines County

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ISU Extension & Outreach - Des Moines County

Extension in Des Moines County offers programs that support families, horticulture, 4-H youth development, business and industry, communities, agriculture and continuing education. Iowa State University Extension builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve the quality of life in Iowa.



Providing excess garden produce to area food pantries prevents food waste while providing fresh, nutritious food to families experiencing food insecurity. Share the Harvest is a guide to make donating produce or volunteering time easier for local gardeners in Southeast Iowa.



County News

ServSafe Manual
February 16, 2018

If you are a Food service Manager or worker and need to be certified, we have a class for you!  The next class will be March 29th in Burlington. Registration due March 8th... Registration and payments are now online!

Intern wanted
February 14, 2018

Are you interested in a Summer Position where you can work with youth as well as learn more about Extension?

February 8, 2018

Are you a commercial pesticide operator? We have training you need to renew your license.

tax time on posted note
February 7, 2018

Call (641) 954-0724 to schedule an appoinment to get help filing your taxes for free! Appoinments available on Saturdays only February10th - March 3, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Burlington Public Library at 210 Court St. Burlington, IA.

September 29, 2014

Facebook users are invited to stay up-to-date with Des Moines County Extension by joining us on Facebook. We keep the link right here -- or search for Iowa State University Extension, Des Moines County


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 21, 2018 04:35 PM

Propagating houseplants is usually an easy leaf cutting procedure. However some houseplants require techniques such as air layering and...

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