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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Osceola County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to ISU Extension and Outreach.

 

You can rely on us for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Osceola County office will be open by appointment only beginning Monday, May 18. Please call the office at 712-754-3648 or email a staff member to schedule an appointment. You can find staff email addresses on our staff webpage

We appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you!


Educational Youth Activities to Do From Home

County News

May 6, 2020

May Update: In order to respect the Governor and Iowa State University’s guidelines, we are creating virtual and take-home Clover Crates for registered youth to participate in the camps from home through June 16. We will have pick-up dates/places throughout local counties.
Our summer camps are offered in Cherokee, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola and Sioux Counties each summer beginning in June and continuing through early-August. The annual camp booklet is released each spring with online registration opening shortly after.
January 9, 2020

The Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Trainings for Northwest Iowa have been cancelled until further notice. These cancellations include the April 6 training in Sibley, the April 7 training in Sheldon and the April 8 training in George. All three meetings have been cancelled. 

Manure reshow
January 26, 2016

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May 19, 2020

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Spring is finally here and many gardens are being planted. Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy home-grown produce year round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness, like botulism, with your home preserved foods, say nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

May 19, 2020

Dairy producers across Iowa have a new way of receiving information, thanks to a new podcast launched by dairy specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “Dairy News & Views from Iowa State University” began recording in April, featuring timely topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic and dairy production in general. The podcasts are recorded every two weeks, and feature commentary by ISU Extension and Outreach dairy specialists Jennifer Bentley and Fred Hall, in conversation with other Iowa State dairy industry experts.

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