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

4-H Grows Here Logo
June 1, 2017

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

Color Run Participants
May 27, 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. 

Summer Events Flyer
May 26, 2017

Check out our 2017 Youth Summer Events. We offer a variety of events for youth from Kindergarten to High School. Fill out a registration flyer to save your spot today!

Event Flyer
May 26, 2017
Join us at the Arnold's Park Amusement Park Pier to see the world's first practical solar utility vehicle. Enjoy this unique STEM experience! Test drive the solar car for $50 or stop by to check it out and get a photo for free.
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. 

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

June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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