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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Delaware County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension and Outreach builds partnerships, meets local needs, improves quality of life and helps make our county a better place to live. You can rely on your dedicated Iowa State University and Delaware County Extension staff for unbiased, research based information and educational services in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Community and Economic Development, Human Sciences and 4-H Youth Development.

County News

March 29, 2017

The 2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey provides rates for custom work in the following categories: tillage, planting, drilling, seeding, fertilizer application, harvesting, drying and hauling grain, harvesting forages, complete custom farming, labor and both bin and machine rental.

March 29, 2017

Farmers, business owners, homeowners and leaders in local government interested solar energy will have an opportunity to learn more about the benefits of alternative energy sources and see solar technology in action at a Solar Energy Fair on Saturday, April 8th, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Delaware County Community Center, Delaware County Fairgrounds, Manchester, Iowa. The fair is designed to be a “one-stop-shop” for people considering solar PV for electricity production. 

March 23, 2017

Make plans this summer to join us for our Summer Day Camp programs! Day camps are offered throughout the month of June.  Find more information here. 

explore outdoor adventures afterschool program
March 23, 2017

Get out and explore the outdoors this spring at our Outdoor Adventures Afterschool Program. ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County and Delaware County Conservation are teaming up to offer this three session after school program at Bailey's Ford Park! 

4-H Woodworking
March 9, 2017

On February 4th and March 4th, Delaware County 4-H members had the opportunity to participate in a Woodworking Workshop. Eighteen 4-H members attended the workshop, where they created their very own woodworking project. 




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