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.

The Spring 2017 ServSafe Training plan and dates are set for NW Iowa.

Registration is now online and due 3 weeks before each session.

County News

March 16, 2017

Join the Swine Committee from 10-noon in the Community Building to learn about new VFD requirements, meet FSQA requirements for a year, learn about new drug affidavit forms, and sample different cuts of meet. Participation is free but please call to pre-register by March 16th. 712-336-3488 See the Pork Palooza Flyer for details.

March 8, 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. 
March 6, 2017

Hop into the Expo for another awesome Bunny Bonanza on Saturday, April 8 from 10:00-Noon. Participants will learn about different breeds, what judges look for, grooming, & showmanship. See Bunny Bonanza Flyer for more details. 

If you have a rabbit, bring it along! No bunny wants to miss Bunny Bonanza! 

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March 1, 2017

Check out the March 4-H Newsletter for some exciting upcoming livestock and static workshops!

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October 1, 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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