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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Mitchell County

ISU Extension and Outreach in Mitchell County serves Iowans through four program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Economic Development, Human Sciences, and 4-H and Youth Development.
ISU Extension and Outreach in Mitchell County serves as a resource to individuals, businesses and communities. We have the educational events, trainings, publications and videos that you need.  Together we make a #STRONGIOWA 

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COVID-19 Update

The Mitchell County Extension office is open for business. We take serving Iowans seriously, which is why we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff.
We are limiting visitors at this time. If you have had any flu-like symptoms, please do not enter. Call us if you have questions or need assistance. We can still continue to email or mail items per your request if needed.  



County News

National 4-H Week
September 29, 2020

National 4-H Week sees millions of youth, parents, volunteers, and alumni come together to celebrate the many positive youth development opportunities offered by 4-H. 

man calibrating pesticide use
September 17, 2020

Commercial Pesticide Applicators encouraged to Pre-Register for Continuing Education Courses.

children eating snack at table
September 17, 2020

Learn about healthy, affordable food choices and physical activities you can offer for children in your care.

broken tree limb sitting on top of broken fence
September 17, 2020

Online programs offered to help with stress on the farm.

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September 1, 2020

QPR is a suicide prevention program that teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.




woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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