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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.

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. If you have any needs or would like to confirm information or programming, please call our office at 641-774-2016 or email 


Office hours: 

Monday & Tuesday 8:00 to noon and 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00 to noon and 12:30pm to 4:30pm
The office is closed Wednesday and Friday. 
The Lucas County Office will be closed:
January 1, 2021
January 18, 2021
May 31, 2021
July 5, 2021
September 6, 2021
November 26, 2020
December 24, 28, and 31, 2020
2020 Stakeholder Report
Now Hiring! Lucas County Extension and Outreach is looking for a Youth Outreach Coordinator. For information concerning this position, please see the full job description and application here. Contact Logan Kinyon, Lucas County County Youth Coordinator, at 641-774-2016 with further questions. Please email cover letter, resume, and completed application with 3 references to by Monday, March 1st at 4:30 PM. Subject line must read Youth Outreach.

County News

February 17, 2021

Lucas County Extension and Outreach is seeking two qualified candidates to serve the youth of Lucas County in May-August 2021. 

February 8, 2021

Unwind and enhoy an off-farm experiencce with other farm couples!

February 2, 2021

Sugar has been linked to many health problems including cardiovascular disease, obesity, and high blood pressure.  Learn some easy ways to limit the amount of added sugar in your diet.

January 28, 2021

Lucas County Extension and Outreach is hiring a Youth Outreach Coordinator!  

January 12, 2021

Many everyday activities and demands can trigger automatic stress responses. Some are resolved quickly, some are not. There are steps we can take to maintain our health with ongoing stress. 

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