Monroe County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Monroe County


Iowa State University Extension and Outreach builds partnership and provides research-based learning opportunities to imporve the quality of life in Iowa. Our online resources offer you a way to quickly access and explore the broad variety of information and educational programs avaliable. Connect with us when you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm. We look forward to serving you!


8:00am - 12:00pm and 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Closed on Fridays
Closed December 24th and 25th 


Monroe County 4-H and FFA Community Fair -- July 25-July 29, 2019


County News

Teens with cameras
February 11, 2019

Join us for an all-day event exploring photography at Stephens State Forest near Chariton! 

February 6, 2019

Save an average fee of $114 and use free tax prepareation services avaliable at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites. The service is avaliable for low to moderate income (generally, $55,000 and below) taxpayers. Electronic filing is avaliable for federal and state returns. 

February 6, 2019

Monday, February 11th from 5-7pm at the Trinity United Methodist Church! 

February 5, 2019

The next 4-H project Workshop will be held Saturday March 2nd. We will be doing a Mosaic Project with Diana Walker.


January 24, 2019

Winter has arrived and the snow seems to be coming on a regular basis. Although it is good for children to go outside when dressed properly, there are days when safety is a consideration. Consider some of these activities.


Try something new this year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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