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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

May 6, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outeach Delaware County is sekking applicants for the position of Delaware County Youth Coordinator.  Please see the job description and applcation instructions posted here. The County Youth Coordinator will provide day-to-day planning and management of all Delaware County 4-H and youth community club activities.  Develop communication strategies for schools to be aware of curriculum that is available and partner with schools and other youth organizations when appropriate.  Associates degree or equivalent experience required, bachelor’s degree preferred. 

April 21, 2016

Join the Delaware County Master Gardeners on Saturday, May 7th at 9:00 a.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, Quonset Building for their Plant Sale! All plants are just $3.00! Check out more information here!

April 11, 2016

Each year, thousands of volunteers in Iowa donate their time and energy to make their communities a better place to live. These volunteers will be among the millions across the country who will be spotlighted during National Volunteer Week, April 10-16, 2016. 

March 17, 2016

Delaware County 4-H members participated in the $15 Challenge Workshop on Saturday, March 12, held in Hopkinton.  The workshop was focused on the $15 Challenge Project in which 4-Her’s purchase outfits at a garage sale, consignment store, or resale shop for under $15.

March 8, 2016

The 2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available. The publication provides rates for custom work in tillage, planting, drilling and seeding, fertilizer application, harvesting, drying and hauling grain, harvesting forages, complete custom farming, labor and both bin and machine rental.




Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

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