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Merrifield Hired as Regional Extension Director

June 23, 2022, 1:00 pm | Andrea Nelson

Sarah Merrifield has accepted the position of regional director with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach serving Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Mitchell and Worth counties. She begins the position on July 18.


ISU Extension and Outreach Week Celebrates Volunteers

April 12, 2022, 10:14 am | Laura Sternweis

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is April 18-23. Iowa’s 100 county extension offices will host activities throughout the week to thank volunteers who contribute their time to extension education efforts throughout the state.


USDA-NIFA, CDC and Cooperative Extension Team Up for Vaccine Education in Rural America

May 12, 2021, 11:43 am |

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently provided $9.95 million in funding to USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to support an innovative approach to community education and partnerships to advance adult immunization. This is the two agencies’ first concentrated vaccine education effort in rural America.