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.

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

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.

Photo of Paul Kassel Crop Specialist in Corn Field
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/ 

Flyer for Program
October 22, 2015

You know how good it feels when your house is clean?  It feels just as good when your personal financial and business papers are well organized.  This Financial Winter Cleaning program includes guidelines and strategies for putting your financial house in order.  Organized records can help you save time and money. Call now to register for this FREE program. 712-336-2667.

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 16, 2015 01:46 PM

An interdisciplinary team of weed scientists will conduct a survey of 10,000 farmers to gain a better understanding of the causes and...

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