Dickinson County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

Family Storyteller: Improving literacy skills 

Greatness STEMs from Iowans!

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.

ISU Extension and Outreach provides educational opportunities for economic development, food and the environment, health and well-being, and K-12 youth outreach. We meet local needs, so Dickinson County can be an even better place for the next generation. Take a look at our NEW 2013 Annual Report to the Citizens

County News

Dairy Flier
October 14, 2014

Attention Youth...want to learn more about dairy cattle? Join us for a workshop on Saturday, October 25th from 9:30 a.m. - noon at the Summit Dairy Farm near Primghar.  The event is FREE and lunch is provided. All registrants receive coursework prior to the event to use for discussion and learning. Check out the Youth Dairy Challenge Flier for details.

Image of SAM website page
October 7, 2014

ISU CIRAS has developed a step-by-step guide for farmers needing assistance getting registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) so they can be eligible to receive assistance under the farm bill. Click on the link here for the four page guide. SAM Assistance Guide.

4-H Clover Logo
September 26, 2014

Check out the monthly newsletter for New 4-H Year information with enrollments/re-enrollments, Open House, Volunteer Meeting, etc... as well as, many upcoming events.

Photo of chair made from pallets
September 24, 2014

Learn about repurposing a new project from old pallets! Choose from 4 different designs. We supply the pallets! You bring the tools! And we'll meet you from 1:00 -3:30 p.m. at the Okoboji High School Shop on the NW corner of the school at 901 H Avenue in Milford. Cost is $20 and pre-registration is needed by October 22nd to ensure enough materials. Call now! 712-336-3488

Workshop Brochure
September 23, 2014

We've got our Fall, Winter, and Spring Workshop Series ready to go!  There's sure to be something for everyone with STEM, Photography, Woodworking, Painting, Drawing, Pottery, Clothing Selection, Holiday Baking, Kitchen Chemistry, Dog Obedience, Livestock Workshops, Sewing, Gardening, and MORE!!!  Take an Adventure with Us... Explore a Dickinson County 4-H Workshop!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Iowa State University boasts one of AmeriCorps’ most wide-ranging, unique programs. The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program serves communities and programs across the state.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 1, 2014 02:47 PM

While many plants wind down their yearly life cycles in the fall, a number of bulbs, shrubs and trees bloom in fall weather.

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