About Us

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Des Moines County

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mission Statement:

Des Moines County Extension serves Iowans through four program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human Sciences, 4-H Youth Development and Community Economic Development.

The Des Moines County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University's land-grant mission across Des Moines County.

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Our monthly newsletter, the Des Moines County Extension Connection, highlights the events, resources, partnerships, and community engagement ISU Extension & Outreach in Des Moines County is working on to help build a #StrongIowa. 

Public records requests should be directed to Whitney Howell. Requests can be made via e-mail, by phone, mail, or in person.