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.

We Are "Making A Strong Iowa" for citizens in Dickinson County!

Take a look at the NEW 2016 Dickinson County Annual Report to see how Extension impacts local educational opportunities in 4 signature areas of economic development, food and the environment, health and well-being, and K-12 youth outreach. 

County News

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October 27, 2016

Check out the November Newsletter from the Dickinson County Extension Office!  It is designed to share out upcoming educational program opportunities, as well as address the latest local questions, happenings, and helpful information for our communities. This edition includes Annual Reports for the County Extension Program and the ISU Extension & Outreach Program.

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October 14, 2016

Attention Dickinson County 4-H & FFA Members.... The Fairbook has been revised for the 2017 County Fair. In keeping with the start of the new 4-H year, we want to share out any new project information as it relates to exhibiting at the county fair. Changes are highlighted in yellow. Printed copies of the fairbooks will be distributed by club leaders at 4-H meetings. Committee members may pick up a copy at the office or at your next meeting. Additional copies will be available at the Extension Office.

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October 11, 2016

Celebrate the start of the NEW 4-H YEAR and check out the upcoming events this month in Dickinson County!

Workshop Flyer
October 10, 2016

Looking for something fun to do with your friends? Join us at the Extension Office in Spirit Lake for a String Art Workshop on Saturday, November 5th at 10AM. Check out the flyer for details. Cost is only $5 and pre-registration is encouraged to insure materials. Call 712-336-3488 to register or for more information.

Pro Ag Flier
October 10, 2016

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host two Agricultural Outlook meetings in NW Iowa  on Nov. 9. The 3-hour morning session will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Spencer and the afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. in LeMars. The program is designed to provide a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications. Each program will feature information presented by specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Cost is $20 if pre-registered or $25 at the door.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

October 28, 2016 09:57 AM

ISU Extension and Outreach will host seminars during November and December to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current...

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