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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connects the needs of Iowans with Iowa State research and resources.  We listen, learn, and work with the people of Mahaska County for a #STRONGIOWA.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Mahaska County

We are your access to research-based information and services through Iowa State University, helping improve the quality of life in our communities.

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Iowa Concern Hotline is a free service connecting Iowans with information to help them navigate through a variety of life circumstances.  Call 800-447-1985 with your concerns.


2019-2020 Mahaska County Stakeholder Report

Our office has reopened to the public.  We take serving Iowans very seriously, so please be mindful when visiting our office and follow all posted signs.  Masks are not required at this time, but highly recommended.  All visitors to the Extension office must maintain 6' physical distancing.  If you would like to schedule a time to visit the office individually, you may call 641-673-5841 to set up an appointment.

County News

April 12, 2021

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Staff You Found Us
April 12, 2021

Join us for our website Scavenger Hunt during ISU Extension and Outreach Week April 12-16, 2021 for your chance to win a prize package!

The Great Iowa Road Trip: Southern Iowa Edition
April 12, 2021

Eager to get out and explore? Help revive Iowa’s small businesses and towns while you discover new favorite places. Our special weekend road trip on April 30-May 1 makes it easy! We will provide your map to fun stops and open doors at small businesses and attractions.

April 12, 2021

Look here for garden resources, related projects, activities (for all ages), and tips!  Handouts and materials from events can be found here as well.

4-H Summer Camps
April 9, 2021

Our Summer Fun Day Camp information will be released soon, please check back!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Here for You. Now. Always.

As Iowans, our strength grows when we empower one another. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach delivers education and information based in research – for your reality. We are focusing on six initiatives for recovery – to build a strong Iowa.

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