Dickinson County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Dickinson County

Healthy people, environments, and economies start with Extension. Read about some of the ways Dickinson County Extension builds partnerships and provides quality research-based information from Iowa State University to help you make good decisions.

County News

Color Run Participants
May 23, 2017

Enter to participate in our County Fair Color Run on Sunday, July 16th during the Dickinson County Fair. This fun run/walk is open to people all ages from anywhere! See flyer for entry details and start time. 

Horse
May 17, 2017

Giddy Up to the Dickinson County Fairgrounds for a 4-H Horse Fun Show. This is an excellent opportunity for 4-Her's from multiple counties to gather, work with their horses, get feedback & tips, and have fun. See the flyer for registration and class listing. 

Cow
May 9, 2017

Attend the regional Cattle Stewardship Conference here in Spirit Lake, IA. Register today and engage with leaders and specalists in the cattle industry including Temple Grandin, enjoy lunch provided by the Dickinson County Cattlemen's Association, and earn your BQA (Beef Quality Assurance) Certification. 

 See registration flyer for full details, reserve your place by May 31. 

Flyer
May 3, 2017
The Babysitter Training Program provides a fun, interactive opportunity for youth, ages 11-15 years old, to become a confident, responsible babysitter. See the Registration Flyer for more details. 
4-H Grows Here Logo
May 1, 2017

Check out the May 4-H Newsletter for upcoming events and information!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

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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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 25, 2017 03:10 PM

Farmers and their consultants can learn how to improve both farm profits and water quality at a series of field days hosted by Iowa...

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