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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Palo Alto County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Palo Alto County Extension and Iowa State University Extension for unbiased, researched-based information and education to help you make better decisions.

Palo Alto County Extension office is open Monday - Friday   

9:00AM to 4:30PM

Please use the handicap ramp on the south side of our building at this time.
  Please do not enter if not feeling well.
Thank you


*Pre-registration required for ALL Pesticide and Manure training - call 712-852-2865.

County News

June 2, 2021

Dream More, Learn More, Care More, Be More

March 17, 2021

The 2021 Palo Alto County Fair Book is now ready for use for the 2021 Palo Alto County Fair!  This is a must see if you plan to bring exhibits to the fair.  The fair book includes rules, fair classes and descriptions, premiums, etc.  Please read before you exhibit!  See link below to access the book.  There are some class changes this year so be sure to use this updated version.

October 26, 2020

Thanks to the PACGDC for the supprting grant funds!

July 27, 2020

Click here to see a photo slide show of the 2020 Palo Alto County Fair.  Congratulations to our exhibitors for their hard work and great projects!

April 30, 2020

From health concerns to financial insecurity, Iowans are facing unprecedented and challenging times. ISU Extension and Outreach of Palo Alto County shares resources with local communities in an effort to support those in need.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Growing Together Iowa

Growing Together Iowa combines extension expertise in horticulture, food safety, and nutrition education with Master Gardener volunteers to develop community donation gardens throughout the state. The goal is to make the healthy choice the easy choice for Iowans.

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