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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Madison County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We build partnerships and provide research-based learning opportunities to improve the quality of life in Iowa.


COVID-19 Update

Notice to the Public:


Madison County Extension is assisting the public remotely.


Our office is open by appointment to the public.


Contact the office at 515-462-1001 or by email at


if you would like to schedule an appointment. 


We take serving Iowans seriously which is why we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff.

Up-to-date information can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
and Iowa Department of Public Health webpages. 

Students in need of Wifi - You can access the internet from the bench outside our office or if you are parked next to the office. To access wifi please contact the Extension IT Hotline (515-294-1725) to register your computer if would like to use the connection for longer than 14 Days.


County News

May 5, 2020

Please join us in welcoming the 2020 summer interns, Pearl Jones, and Kayle Eivins. 

May 2, 2020

Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach events throughout the state March 16 through April 4 have been canceled. When possible, some activities may be conducted virtually using video or teleconferencing.

March 24, 2020

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has waived the deadline for pesticide applicators to meet recertification requirements, following a proclamation by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds March 22.


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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