East Pottawattamie County

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Inspire Kids To Do - 2019 Pottawattamie County Fair

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: East Pottawattamie

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans. 

East Pottawattamie Extension Office Hours: Mon-Thur 7:30am-5pm



     2020-2021 Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification:


Pre-registration and payment of $20 is required this year! Call 712.482.6449 to schedule your training.   
   Walk-ins WILL NOT be admitted.

       East Pottawattamie County Continuing Ed Courses for 2021:
January 21, 9AM, Oakland Community Building - FULL
January 26, 9AM, Oakland Commuity Building
February 2, 9AM, Oakland Community Building
February 10, 6:30PM, Carson Community Building
February 16, 9AM, Walnut Community Center
February 23, 9AM, Walnut Community Center
March 2, 1PM, Oakland Community Building
March 9, 1PM, Oakland Community Building
       All current COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. 

       4-H Market Beef Information:

Step-by-step instructions on identifying Market Beef in 4-H Online      East Pottawattamie County Beef Project Help Sheet


Iowa State Fair - August 12-22, 2021


It is required each year that 4-H and FFA members planning to exhibit dairy, beef, swine, sheep, goats, poultry, or rabbits are YQCA certified. This can be done online ($12) or in-person ($3).

To get certified online, visit the YQCA website and send a copy of your certificate to adanker@iastate.edu to be East Pottawattamie County eligable.
Three upcoming in-person trainings are scheduled with limited availability. Register ASAP for the date below that best aligns with your schedule. 
February 24th, Oakland Community Building, 6:30PM-7:30PM     Register Here.
March 2nd, Olsen Lodge, Botna Bend Park, Hancock, 6:30PM-7:30PM     Register Here.
March 9th, Olsen Lodge, Botna Bend Park, Hancock, 6:30PM-7:30PM     Register Here.
Masks will be required for all in-person trainings and only those registered for the training are allowed inside the building. $3 registration fee is due upon arrival - please have exact cash amount or checks made to East Pottawattamie 4-H.


4-H Online Family Enrollment Guide


County News

January 7, 2021

East Pottawattamie County Extension and Outreach is seeking an individual to fulfill our paid internship oppurtunity in the summer of 2021! 

November 24, 2020

Check out the latest 4-H News in East Pottawattamie County! 

September 2, 2020

Join East Pottawattamie County Extenion and Outreach for National 4-H week October 4-10, 2020! 

August 10, 2020

Improve your personal finance knowledge, skills and confidence and prepare yourself as a professional to address financial literacy in our schools!

July 16, 2020

2020 Pottawattamie County Fair Show Results

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