Ida County

2016 Cooking Up Science/Clover Cookie Camp

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2017 Ida County Extension Council

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Ida County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. Explore some of the ways ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make Ida County a better place to live. You’ll be amazed at what we do!

County News

April 16, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on suitable locations, good varieties and proper planting of tomatoes.

April 16, 2018

Financial well-being doesn't mean the same thing to everyone. Iowans can explore their sense of financial well-being during "What about Me? My Well-being," a workshop series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 16, 2018

Asparagus plantings will produce good crops for 15 to 20 years if planted in a favorable location and good cultural practices are followed. Learn how to start an asparagus patch.

April 3, 2018

Trade issues between the United States and China have already impacted pork experts from Iowa and there is concern that an escalation of tariffs between the countries could affect soybean exports as well. These potential concerns for Iowa farmers, and more, are examined in a new policy brief from Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development.

April 3, 2018

April showers bring May flowers, according to common songs, poems and nursery rhymes. "However, April showers also bring frin-filled puddles, squishy mud, earth worms and a host of other rich outdoor learning experiences for children," says CIndy Thompson, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

20,000 Meals from the Heartland

Nothing brings people together quite like working shoulder to shoulder in hairnets and packaging 20,000 meals in an hour. During a Meals from the Heartland service project, ISU Extension and Outreach was networking with a purpose to fight hunger.

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