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

June 19, 2018

Gardeners successfully grow a wide variety of roses in sunny Iowa garden areas. Follow these tips on deadheading, watering and Japanese beetle removal to keep roses attractive throughout the summer.

June 19, 2018

As Iowans deal with extreme heat, flooding, drought, hail and tornadoes, they have resources available from ISU Extension and Outreach to reduce the personal impact. 

June 12, 2018

Suicide, prominently in the news with the recent deaths of well-known celebrities, is a major public health problem and a leading cause of death in the United States. It is important to know warning signs and how to find assistance.

June 12, 2018

A well-timed plan, and ability to stick with the plan for several years, is critical to being able to improve the health and appearance of a yard. A new extension publication provides a management and action plan that runs from March through November, giving instruction for yard maintenance activities for spring, summer and fall.

June 11, 2018

Fresh strawberries, a favorite of almost everyone, are relatively easy to grow and hardy throughout Iowa. Learn how to maintain productivity of a home garden strawberry planting.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

JUNTOS: The Valenzuela Family Shares Their Story

The Valenzuela family shares their story of how Juntos has made a difference in their lives. The program brings together families, school staff and community partners to help Latino youth successfully complete high school and explore opportunities for higher education.

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