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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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Marketing Strategist Position Available

County News

June 8, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Polk County is seeking qualified candidates for a Marketing Strategist position. The position will focus on marketing, communications, media relations, brand management and audience development. The position will provide management level leadership of county staff to implement these focus areas.

June 18, 2018

Raising School Ready Readers program to begin Tuesdays in July at Capitol View Elementary.

June 13, 2018

Expecting a baby by August or later? Come to a party given in your honor!

June 5, 2018

View the June Words on Wellness newsletter from ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County and the ISU College of Human Sciences.

June 5, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach will host a herbicide resistance management field day on June 12, from 5-7 p.m. at the A. Knaphus farm located 1.5 miles south of McCallsburg on County Road S27.

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