Keokuk County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Keokuk County

We invite you to explore our Web Page and learn research based information from a variety of resources available through Iowa State University. We look forward to serving you, please feel free to contact us at any time.

ATTENTION: The Keokuk County Extension and Outreach staff are in the office, but our office will be closed to the public until further notice. Please call or schedule an appointment to meet with staff during business hours.

We take serving Iowans seriously, which is why we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff, and closing our office to the public until further notice. Also, as directed by ISU all meetings will be cancelled, postponed, or virtualized through May 31, 2020 in compliance with the state of Iowa Public Health Disaster Emergancy directive that all gatherings of more than 10 people be cancelled or moved online until the declaration is lifted.  

2020 Keokuk County Expo Fair: July 13th-18th
2020 Iowa State Fair: August 13th-23rd


Current 4-H Newsletter: February and March 2020 (due to Covid-19, we do not have set dates for an updated newsletter at this time. Please stay tuned as we learn more.)
Current Ag Newsletter: April 2020 
Human Science Newsletter: April 2020
Words on Wellness (WOW) Newsletter: April 2020


2020 Expo Fair Book (subject to change)
4-H Project Hotsheets


4-H Club Financial Management: Policy, Forms, FAQs

Keokuk County Directory of Community Services


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County News

Hiring! Apply Today!
May 28, 2020

The Keokuk County Extension Office is seeking applications for our 2020 4-H Summer Intern. Applications are due to the Extension Office no later than 4:30pm on Wednesday, June 10th, 2020. 

We Want You 2
May 28, 2020

Keokuk County Extension and Outreach is seeking applications for a County Director. Applications are due back to the extension office by 4:30pm on Wednesday, June 10th. 

Katharinna Bain
May 22, 2020

Beginning June 1, Bain will serve as director for Region 19, covering Iowa, Johnson, Keokuk and Washington counties. Since 2013 she has served as director for ISU Extension and Outreach Keokuk County. 

Canned Foods
May 20, 2020

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course. Food Preservation 101 is a general overview that highlights the key information Iowans need to know to get started preserving food at home.

Iowa 4H
May 13, 2020

Our youth are our top priority. We want them to have something to look forward to this summer, and to be able to be recognized for their hard work this year. We are moving forward with plans for fair.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Bees

11 videos: Whether you’re a long-time beekeeper or just getting started, entomologist Randall Cass and other specialists share what you need to know in this video series from ISU Extension and Outreach.  

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