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Money Smart: Prioritizing Bills, Credit, and Debt February 2, 2023
Registration open for Money Smart series through ISU Extension and Outreach

Three-part series starts Feb. 8 focuses on prioritizing bills, credit and debt

ISU4U Screen printing February 1, 2023
Exploring Design: Oakridge Neighborhood and ISU 4U Promise youth create works of art

Iowa 4-H provided 20 Des Moines youth the opportunity to visit the Iowa State University (ISU) College of Design on January 17, 2023.

Rebecca Crawford Headshot January 30, 2023
Youth Nutrition Associate Educator hired at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County

Rebecca Crawford has been hired as the second youth nutrition associate educator for Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach in Polk County.

Iowa Extension Council Association January 11, 2023
ISU Extension and Outreach in Polk County elects county extension officers

Five Polk County residents were elected during the November 8, 2022 general election

ServSafe Logo December 9, 2022
ISU Extension and Outreach will offer several ServSafe® food safety certification courses throughout 2023


Registration is now open for ServSafe®  training courses.

Bondurant-Farrar Students being taught STEM programing by 4-H December 8, 2022
4-H STEM days featured ocean themes, hands-on activities for nearly 400 intermediate school students

Two-day event a collaboration between Polk County 4-H, Bondurant Farrar Community Schools and the Altoona Meta Data Center. 

Pesticide Sprayer October 17, 2022
Register Now for C-CIC Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Classes

Polk County Extension is committed to providing annual pesticide recertification needs

Iowa 4-H Giving Day September 29, 2022
Polk County 4-H Endowment Committee members announced

Announcement precedes the County’s annual 24-hour online fundraising day, Oct. 4-5

Julie Carstens September 29, 2022
Youth Nutrition Associate Educator hired at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County

Carstens will primarily implement the Kids in the Kitchen program

Stephanie Harrington September 7, 2022
Natural Resources Program Coordinator announced at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County

Stephanie Harrington will lead various natural resources programs including the Master Conservationist and the Polk County Master Gardener programs.