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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Scott County

The Scott County Extension Office welcomes you to our website! We offer a variety of services to help you with your needs. We provide research based information and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, agriculture, environment, family relationships and youth development to improve the quality of life in your community. 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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Due to social distancing recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ISU Scott County Extension office is currently closed but staff are working and available for meetings and appointments.  The phone will be answered M-F 8:00 to 4:30.

Our office will be closed in observance of these holidays:

Thanksgiving:  Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27
Christmas and New Years:  Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Day:  Monday, January 18, 2021


County News

October 26, 2020

Aquaculture specialist explains the many options for controlling vegetation.

October 23, 2020

Fall lawn care can still be done, even in late October.


October 19, 2020

Consider limiting political discussions with family members, friends and even coworkers, if discussions could erupt into arguments or conflict.

October 16, 2020

There are several different vitamins and minerals that fall in the immune booster category.

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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