Lucas County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Lucas County

Welcome to Lucas County Extension's website. Browse through the pages to see information from Iowa State University Extension and Lucas County Extension. We hope you enjoy your visit and come back soon.

2018 Lucas County Fair July 20-26th, 2018

Saturday, July 21:  Dog Show
Sunday, July 22:  Horse Show
Monday, July 23:  Pet, Poultry & Rabbit Show, Goat & Sheep Show
Tuesday, July 24:  Clover Sprout Expo, Swine Show
Wednesday, July 25:  Beef Shows
Thursday, July 26:  Livestock Sale

2018 Lucas County 4-H & FFA Fair Book

2018 Lucas County Fair 4-H & FFA entry form

2017 Stakeholder Report


Regular office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 to 12:00 and 12:30 to 4:30

This office is closed if the Chariton Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Days for 2018 Lucas County Office is closed:

September 3 (Labor Day)
November 22 (Thanksgiving)
December 24 &25 (Christmas holiday)

County News

July 18, 2018

Focus on forages, cover crops and cattle research projects.  

July 10, 2018

Healthy help for meals during those busy end of summer days!

June 19, 2018

Iowa Beef Producer Bus Tour to Kansas Planned

June 19, 2018

Sharpen your grazing mamagement skills.

April 16, 2018

A diploma in hand, job applications and interviews also mean setting up student loan repayment.  Graduates can learn tips for managing their loans from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. 



Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Horticulture Meets Citizenship at Soldier Garden

4-H youth are learning about horticulture, history, farming practices and citizenship in the Soldier Garden at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. 4-H’ers have planted and are taking care of the garden with guidance from ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners.

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