County News

November 20, 2018

Information on market development risks and relationship building to be provided

November 19, 2018

Updates on the latest crop production products and recommendations are the featured topics at meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Ames on Dec 12.

November 15, 2018

A celebration of winter vegetables!

October 30, 2018

Polk County 4-H Youth Development will be hosting the Ricochet Leadership Retreat on Saturday, November 10 for youth in grades 6-8 at the DMACC Trail Point Wellness Center in Ankeny.

Flexible Cash Farm Leases
October 25, 2018

Get forms for flexible cash farm leases along with videos and webcasts.

October 25, 2018

Childcare providers, protect the health of the children you care for!  

October 22, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, Polk County will host an Ag Outlook & Management Seminar in Altoona on Friday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Winning photo for 4-H Week Photo Contest. State 4-H Council poses on ISU Campus
October 14, 2018

Local contest held as part of the National 4-H Week observance, Oct. 7-13.

October 2, 2018

For the 76th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week from October 7-13. 

September 24, 2018

¿Su familia esta interesada en aprender cómo apoyar a sus hijos en la escuela? El programa de Juntos ayuda a familias Latinas en fortalecer la comunicación entre la escuela y la familia, explorar oportunidades educativos para el futuro de sus hijos y aprender del sistema educativa en Iowa.  

September 19, 2018

The Iowa Woodland Owners Association announces plans for the Fall Field Day on Oct 18th at Grinnell College’s Conrad Environmental Center.

September 18, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County welcomes Cassie Odland to her new role as our Family Life and Nutrition Educator. 

September 17, 2018

Get current cash rental rates, farmland values surveys along with recorded videos and webcasts.

Improving Farm Lease Arrangements
September 13, 2018

Find Iowa lease forms, along with the leasing meeting handout, recorded webcast and the Farmland Leasing Arrangements book.

September 11, 2018

Register for ‘Stay Independent’ Nutrition and Wellness Program offered around Central Iowa
“Stay Independent” is a four-session nutrition and wellness program offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Polk County for adults age 60 and older. 

Government Farm Programs
September 3, 2018

Learn more about the new government farm program and how it impacts you.

August 27, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach - Polk County, in partnership with Drake University, is seeking qualified candidates for a Bilingual Youth Success Coach. 

August 23, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County will be the host site of the Farmland Owners Workshop on Friday, September 7th in Altoona. 

August 22, 2018

Wellbeing isn’t something you simply achieve and check off a bucket list. Instead, it’s an ongoing journey that varies with each person. Iowans can find their own way to wellbeing in a new program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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