About ISU Extension and Outreach: Dubuque County

Iowa State University Extension Dubuque County is part of the Cooperative Extension Service – one of the nation's largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It's a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America.

Iowa State University Extension offers practical, how-to education based on powerful university research. It’s available to any resident of Iowa and is tailored to meet the needs of Iowans, needs we know firsthand. Our educators, specialists, and volunteers live and work in all 99 Iowa counties.  We provide information and education in the form you want, when you want it.

We are a volunteer-based organization, so contact us if you'd like to get involved in our mission please call our office at 563-583-6496.

Dubuque County ISU Extension Priority Centers:
Youth and 4-H Center
Home and Family Life Center
Master Gardening Center
Dairy and Farm Profit Center

Business and Industry Center

If you would like to donate to any of these priority centers in Dubuque County, please contact our office at 563-583-6496.

Job openings & internships

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Mission Statement

Iowa State University Extension builds partnerships with people and provides science-based learning opportunities to improve quality of life in Iowa.

ISU Extension believes in:

  • Quality
  • Access
  • Diversity
  • Accountability

To become the best, ISU Extension is dedicated to:

  • Engagement
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Local Presence


Find out more about the

History of Extension in Iowa 

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