About Us

Polk County

Map of Iowa with Polk County highlighted
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mission Statement:

Polk County Extension serves Iowans through four program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human Sciences, 4-H Youth Development and Community Economic Development.

The Polk County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University's land-grant mission across Polk County.


Public records requests should be directed to Paul Gibbins. Requests can be made via e-mail, by phone, mail, or in person.