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When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. You can rely on ISU Extension for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.
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County News

September 13, 2018

Under general supervision, the coordinator will work with team of staff and volunteers to plan and implement the Master Gardener education and volunteer service program in Linn County, IA within the Land Grant mission of Iowa State University.  The coordinator facilitates Master Gardener classes, organizes special program committees and implements horticulture education related events for the public.  In addition, the coordinator will seek beneficial partnerships to engage citizens in education in areas such as community gardens, sustainable landscape, urban agriculture, and local foods.

August 23, 2018

Request for sealed bid for 12’ X 12’ wood frame building on skids – AS IS, currently located at the Linn County, IA Fair Grounds.

August 16, 2018

Parent Education facilitators are responsible for planning and facilitating a variety of Parenting Workshops offered by Parent Education Consortium (PEC). PEC provides caregivers and parents support, information and resources to support children’s early learning and healthy development.

July 19, 2018

Do you have an abundance of vegetables in your garden?  There is an   opportunity for you to share that wealth of fresh produce with others in the community!

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Building Healthy Relationships

When a couple has a strong, stable relationship, they can build a healthy foundation for their family. That’s the message of Healthy Relationship Education Training. ISU Extension and Outreach recently offered the training to Iowa State ROTC students who will serve as leaders in the military after graduation.

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