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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

June 21, 2017

Join Cindy Baumgartner, Nutrition and Wellness Specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Delaware County, for a “hands-on” salsa-making and freezing workshop!

June 8, 2017

One hundred twenty Iowa State University students are putting the finishing touches on the world’s first Solar Utility Vehicle. Named “Penumbra,” this solar-assisted electric vehicle has been made to change the paradigm of transportation. During the month of June, members from PrISUm (the ISU student organization that manufactured the car) are traveling to all 99 counties in the state of Iowa to showcase the vehicle.  #SunRun99 will be stopping at the Dyersville Chamber on Wednesday, June 21st, 11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. 

June 8, 2017

Friday, June 2 area youth attended Water Rocks Day Camp hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County at Bailey's Ford Park in Manchester. 


June 8, 2017

Iowa State University’s Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will host its annual spring field day June 21. The event will provide information on a wide range of subjects, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists leading demonstrations and discussions. The field day will run from 1-4:15 p.m. and is free and open to the public.  

June 1, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County partnered with Delaware County Public Health and Midwest Systems to hold a Radon Awareness Event on Tuesday, May 30 at the Extension Office in Manchester.  Find links to the powerpoint information and consumer guide hand-outs from the event. 




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Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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