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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



Have thoughts about the 2019 Story County Youth Fair? We would love to hear them! Take our short survey.


4-H Officer Training

November 1, 2019


6:00PM - 8:30PM


Story County Extension Office


For more information, contact Jess via phone at 515-382-6551 or email at


Please complete and return the registration form to the Story County Extension Office or sign up online


Important Deadlines:

  • Record books being considered for awards must be turned in to the Story County Extension Office by Sunday, September 15!

Find the award applications here.

  • Chicago Awards Trip applications are due September 30, 2019

Learn more about the trip and find the application on the 4-H Opportunities page


County News

4-H Clover logo
September 9, 2019

Interested in adding something new to your program routine? ISU Extension and Outreach Story County has a variety of resources and programs just for you!

Check out the Resource Kit List of available kits in Story County! 

September 12, 2019

HabiTally, a new mobile app designed to improve data collection about pollinator habitats, was launched on August 7, 2019. 

Get the free app in the App Store here. 

September 4, 2019

The 2019 Fall Youth Programs Schedule is now available! Check out these awesome programs to keep the kids busy and learning this fall! 

You can find the registration form here

Forty five youth at campfire
August 15, 2019

Forty-five 4th-6th grade 4-H youth and nine teen counselors from Boone, Hardin, Marshall, Polk, and Story Counties participated in the 16th annual Tri-County 4-H Camp July 31 through August 2 held at the Y Camp near Boone. The theme was “WALK on the WILD SIDE.”

August 8, 2019

On Their Own and Ok for students in 4th-6th grades. For youth who may begin staying home on their own for a short time. Through activities and conversation, participants will explore family rules, ways to avoid boredom, safety, emergencies, and make lunch and a snack. Youth will share about their day and what they learned at 4:30 pm.

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