Dickinson County

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Family Storyteller: Improving literacy skills 

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Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure

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 2015 Annual Dickinson County Stakeholder 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

Happy Thanksgiving Photo
November 24, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!  The office will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the holiday. We will return to regular hours of M-F, 8AM - 4:30PM on November 30th.

Iowa 4-H Clover
November 2, 2015

Check out this newsletter edition for lots of new information... Fall Awards Program, Volunteer/Leader Training, New Workshop Information, Beef Weigh-in, and more!

Tractor spraying field image
October 26, 2015

The Fall 2015 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training and Recertification series has started.  A complete listing of the Continuing Instruction Courses, schedules, recertification information, and FAQ's can be found at the ISU - Pesticide Safety Education Program webpage http://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/ComAp.html

Picture of Rabbit
October 24, 2015

It's Bunny Boot Camp Time!!!  Check out the schedule for upcoming 4-H Rabbit Project Workshops. The Clay County 4-H Bunny Boot Camp Committee has a variety of topics and dates already scheduled and have invited youth and families from Dickinson County to attend.

ISU Specialists in the Field Photo
October 23, 2015

Each year over 2,000 producers participate in a regional Crop Advantage meeting to hear updates on crop, pest and nutrient management, farm business topics, soil and water quality, and so much more. Please check out the Crop Advantage website for more information. http://www.aep.iastate.edu/cas/ 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 24, 2015 02:50 PM

Ten Iowa communities have been selected to participate in the Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program in 2016.

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