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Bain Hired as Regional Extension Director

May 22, 2020, 11:37 am | Andrea Nelson

Katharinna Bain has been hired to fill a new regional director position with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Beginning June 1, Bain will serve as director for Region 19, covering Iowa, Johnson, Keokuk and Washington counties.


5 New Regional Extension Directors Begin June 1

May 14, 2020, 8:19 am | Andrea Nelson

Beth Frankenstein, Anne Tedore, Julie Hering Kent, Justin Akers and Craig Leager have been hired to fill new regional director positions with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. They begin June 1.


ISU Extension and Outreach Cancels Events, but Still Serves Iowans

April 10, 2020, 3:08 pm | John D. Lawrence

Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in-person events throughout the state through May 31 have been canceled. However, ISU Extension and Outreach remains committed to serving Iowans during the COVID-19 pandemic. For information on specific events, please contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office.  (Audio file available.)

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ISU Extension and Outreach Week Celebrates Always Serving Iowans

April 7, 2020, 4:50 pm | John D. Lawrence

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is April 13-18. Although this year’s celebration will take place virtually given the COVID-19 pandemic, Iowa’s 100 county extension offices will be thanking Iowans for their support of extension efforts throughout the state to build a strong Iowa.


Nelson Named Assistant Vice President for County Services

December 9, 2019, 1:55 pm | John D. Lawrence, Andrea Nelson, Laura Sternweis

Andrea Nelson has been named assistant vice president for county services with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach effective Dec. 9. She has been serving as the interim assistant vice president for county services since July 1.


Muscatine Island Research Farm to Hold Cleanup Day

October 2, 2019, 2:15 pm | Adam Janke, Dominic Snyder

One of the unique assets of the Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm is a remnant sand prairie. A cleanup day is planned for Oct. 12 to remove invasive tree species from the natural landscape.


Nine Extension Professionals Receive University Awards

September 26, 2019, 11:00 am | Willy Klein

Nine extension professionals were honored during the university's annual awards ceremony Monday, Sept. 23, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Those employees and the awards for which they were recognized are listed here.