County News

March 23, 2015

The ISU Extension Clay County series “Nonprofit Management Academy” will be wrapping up this Spring with three great final sessions.  These classes are open to anyone seeking professional development in these topics, whether they work in the nonprofit sector or in area businesses.

March 2, 2015

The ISU Extension Clay County office is hosting a professional development class on “The Key Ingredients for Successful, Positive Youth Development” presented by Wade Weber, Youth Development Specialist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the ISU Extension Clay County office.

Lincoln Lions 4-H Club
February 19, 2015

On Tuesday, February 17, the Lincoln Lions Clay County 4-H Club helped pack meals for the Feed the Children program in Spencer.  Twenty-two youth members and parents helped pack 172 weekend meals at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. 

January 15, 2015

This position provides leadership in selected counties to determine Human Sciences programming and deliver high quality programs in tandem with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Human Science specialists. Submit cover letter and resume by Feb. 13, 2015.

January 14, 2015

Two lambing schools will be offered on Feb. 3 at the Dave Laughton farm north of Le Mars, Iowa.  Two identical sessions – 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. – will be conducted. Participants may choose which session they wish to attend but each is limited to 25 people.

January 13, 2015

This app is currently only available for Apple Products.

January 9, 2015
January 8, 2015

All webinars count towards Master Gardener educational hours.Master Gardeners gain educational hours while learning about how to support school gardens, food banks, community gardens, and more. All sessions will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, Feb. 12, and Mar. 12 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Lyon County.

January 2, 2015

Land value survey shows decrease in value of $773 per acre

December 11, 2014

The main focus for Forrette will be working to support the 400 4-H volunteers that mentor youth.  “Clay County 4-H volunteers are the heart of the program, and I look forward to working with each one of them”.

December 5, 2014

4-H Swimming/Ice Skating Party 
Monday, December 29
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Sioux Center All-Season Center

November 24, 2014

 Real Colors® provides users with an effective tool for understanding human behavior, for uncovering motivators specific to each temperament and for improving communication skills.

November 21, 2014

Additional meetings are scheduled for Northwest Iowa and throughout the state.  Please contact your local County Extension Office for dates and locations or to register.  

November 13, 2014

Iowa State University has completed their fall survey of subsoil moisture in northwest Iowa

November 3, 2014

Informational Meetings Offered Across Northwest Iowa in November and December.  Clay County Meeting will be Friday November 21, 2014 at the Spencer Community Theater from 9:00am to 11:30am.

Jacob Schomaker with Scramble Calf
October 24, 2014

The purpose of the Scramble Calf project is to provide an educational beef production experience for beef project members and to also provide a mentoring opportunity.

October 17, 2014

This is an excellent class for anyone who has a role or interest in community organizations, boards, councils, elected positions, or who has an interest in the topic for professional development purposes.

October 17, 2014

Extension council members are elected at large, and all voters in the county are eligible to vote for five candidates.

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