Polk County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Polk County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve 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 available. Connect with us when you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm.  We look forward to serving you!

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County News

January 25, 2019

Polk County Extension and Outreach to hire 4-H Summer Program Intern.

September 13, 2018

Research conducted provides programming recommendations and guidelines.

Map of Farm bill meeting locations
February 13, 2019

To help manage revenue risks for 2018 and 2019 crops, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting 6 public meetings entitled “Crop Marketing, Crop Insurance & the New Farm Bill.”

Agronomist working in field
February 8, 2019

To help manage revenue risks for their 2018 and 2019 crops, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting 6 public meetings entitled “Crop Marketing, Crop Insurance & the New Farm Bill.”

Extension council members
February 5, 2019

Four officers were elected during the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Polk County extension council organizational meeting held last week, January 7. The nine-member county extension council annually elects officers to comply with Iowa law. 

Try something new this year.

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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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