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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Story County

There’s a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a strong Iowa. That’s why we partner with Iowans and harness the resources of our university for communities and farmers to thrive, for families and children to be healthy, and eventually to turn the world over to the next generation better than we found it. Because a strong Iowa is what we all want.

Story County Extension Office Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm



Due to weather, the Story County Extension Office will be closed Friday, January 17. 


The Story County Extension Office will be closed Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.


The Story County Extension Winter/Spring 2020 Program Brochure is now available! 

Check out programs available in various program areas in the NEW program brochure.


County News

January 13, 2020

Are you looking for some volunteering opportunities with Story County Extension? 

Look no further. Here are the needed volunteer positions for January 2020.

January 10, 2020

Youth in grades K-6 can start their own collection of recipes provided during the program. Questions can be directed to Mary at 515-382-6551 or email

January 10, 2020

Youth in grades K-3 will explore Augmented Reality. Questions can be directed to Mary at 515-3892-6551 or email

December 6, 2019

Snowtastic programs are for youth in Kindergarten through sixth grade and will be held four times during the winter break. 

December 5, 2019

On November 10, 2019, Story County 4-H Youth and their families gathered to celebrate their achievements for the 2018-2019 4-H Year. 4-H Youth have the opportunity to complete project award applications in over fifty project areas in the 4-H Program. Story County 4-H awarded 55 project awards to 23 different youth, 14 Outstanding/Overall Awards to 2 youth, 8 Officer Awards, and 2 high school aged 4-H’ers were selected to attend an Awards Trip to Chicago over a long weekend!

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