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County News

December 5, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County is seeking applicants for the position of Delaware County Office Assistant/Bookkepper.  Please see the complete job description and application directions. 

December 7, 2016

To become certified initially, applicators must take the exam offered by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS).  The local test date and location will be March 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Delaware County Community Center, Fairgrounds, Manchester.  The Private Pesticide Applicator CICs for Delaware County will be offered on Wednesday, December 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maquoketa Valley Auditorium, Delhi and Wednesday, February 22 at 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at the Delaware County Community Center, Manchester.  

December 7, 2016

Delaware County will host reshows for the Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators.  The courses provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators.  

November 30, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers ServSafe  food safety certification classes.  ServSafe meets the criteria for an individual to become a "Certified Food Protection Manager" (CFPM).  Find class and registration information here! 

November 30, 2016

Curriculum training based on the scientific foundation of the 2015 - 2020 Dietary Guidelines.  Teachers will become acquainted with the latest research in the field and the ability to employ various nutrition education tools and resources in the classroom.  Introduces Family and Consumer Sciences classrooms to hot topics in nutrition as well as career opportunities and includes 8 lessons designed for two 50-minute or one 90 minute class period. 




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