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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.

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December 4-H Newsletter

County News

August 19, 2014

Joann and Martin Kruse of Delaware County were inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eighty-two counties participated this year and 110 inductees were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage and honored at a reception that followed the ceremony.

July 22, 2014

More than half of Iowa farmland is rented, and the percentage of farmland rented has increased over time due to the changing demographics of farmland owners. Iowa farmland cash rental rates decreased by $10 an acre from 2013 to 2014; northeast Iowa cash rental rates decreased by over 1.4 percent in 2014. Additionally, farmland values have increased by 7.4 percent in northeast Iowa from 2012 to 2013, but have leveled off in the first quarter of 2014.

July 21, 2014

 The 4-H and FFA livestock sale totaled $306,449.68 at the 2014 Delaware County Fair, according to information provided by the Delaware County Extension Office.

May 27, 2014

Delaware County ISU Extension and Outreach and Delaware County Economic Development are excited to partner and host an upcoming educational workshop on safe home food preservation. 

May 21, 2014

Iowa State Engineering Kids and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Region 11 4-H Presents ISEK!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

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December 3, 2014 11:02 AM

Poinsettias are associated with the holidays and make the season bright. Learn how to select and care for the perfect poinsettia.

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