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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

February 9, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County is seeking applicants for our Summer Youth Program Assistant.  Find more information here! 

the sky's the limit
February 27, 2017

Join us on an after school adventure!  Become an engineer by building wind tunnels and engineering flying technologies. Design flying disks and drop copters and test their flying ability using your wind tunnel! During this after school program you will learn about engineering, technology, and the Engineering Design Process. Explore aeronautical engineering and learn how to design things that can fly inside the Earth’s atmosphere. Let’s see if your flying object can reach for the sky!

February 24, 2017

Words on Wellness (WOW) promotes a healthy lifestyle. Get reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety. This month's edition includes tracking your health, a teriyaki rice bowl recipie, facts about the date on your food package, and swimming! 

Pirates at Day Camp
February 23, 2017

On February 17th, youth ages 7-9 joined the Delaware County Extension youth staff for “Island Adventures”. During this School’s Out Day Camp, youth learned about island life and got to be a pirate for the day!

spring bulbs
February 23, 2017

Winter 2017 has been unusually mild in Iowa, with daily high temperatures in the 50s and 60s and approaching record highs. This is good news for those who dislike snow and icy conditions, but it can confuse spring-flowering bulbs and lead to early growth.

 

 

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 27, 2017 02:47 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a variety of resources that can help prepare gardeners for the upcoming gardening...

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