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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!

 

Polk County Extension Online Resources

 

ISU Extension and Outreach in Polk County is now open to the general public during normal business hours 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Masks are no longer required.
 

We will continue to share pertinent information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and pandemic, but encourage residents to check out the Polk County Health Department website (available in Spanish here) or their Facebook page (@polkcohealth) for the latest. 
 

Polk County Extension remains committed to providing research-based information and resources that serve all Polk County residents. Help us build a healthy and strong Iowa.

 


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Register now for fall in-person Continuing Instruction Courses! 

 


 

County News

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September 14, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Bilingual Spanish Nutrition Educator. 

September 9, 2021

Register online for fall in-person Continuing Instruction Courses

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March 4, 2021

Attend a virtual Community Baby Shower for expecting mothers, hosted by ISU Extension, in partnership with Nutrition 4 Young Children. View upcoming dates for 2021 Community Baby Showers.

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September 21, 2021

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host its Vine to Wine workshop on Thursday, October 7 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at The Cellar at White Oak in Cambridge. This free event is open to wine consumers of all levels.

August 20, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Marketing Communications Intern.

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