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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Delaware County

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County News

February 13, 2015

Each year the Delaware County Master Gardeners hold an educational lecture series “Mondays in March”.  These talks are designed to both educate and entertain anyone interested in gardening and growing.  All programs are held at 7:00 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 116 Guetzko Court in Manchester.  Click here for the full schedule. 

January 27, 2015

Delaware County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. 

January 27, 2015

Iowa dairy producers have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues at the 2015 ISU Extension Dairy Days hosted by Iowa State University Extension specialists. The program is scheduled at several eastern Iowa locations. Delaware County will host an event on Feb. 5th, at the River Valley Coop, 800 Adams St., Ryan, IA 52330.  Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. and the program will conclude by 3:00 p.m.    For more information contact the Delaware County ISU Extension and Outreach office at 563-927-4201

January 12, 2015

Delaware County will host three sessions of the Private Pesticide Applicator course.  The sessions will be on  January 12th, at the Maquoketa Valley High School Auditorium, Delhi at 7:00 p.m., February 26th at the Fairgrounds Community Center, Manchester at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m.  The fee for this course is $20.  It is not necessary to pre-register. 

January 9, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Delaware County invites the community of Delaware county to an Open House on January 15th, from 4-7 p.m.. at the Deal ware County Extension Office at 1417 N. Franklin St., Manchester.  This will be an opportunity for you to meet our new staff, Amber Luckstead, County Extension Program Director, and Jade Hargrafen, County Youth Coordinator.  Along with meeting the staff, take this opportunity to learn more about the different programs nad resources that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can provide to families, businesses, and the community. 

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