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

4-H Logo
January 29, 2016

Check out this newsletter edition for lots of new information...

Childcare Flier
January 8, 2016

Attention Area Childcare Providers (and interested families)... Our winter and spring educational program series is focused on nutrition and wellness. The series is group-based and tons of fun! Join us for all four classes or just one. We're exploring topics of large motor (physical) activites, spending smart and eating smart, linking literacy with food, and gardening with children. 2 CEU's available at each session. Cost is only $15 per participant/session. Check out our Childcare Provider Brochure for details and registration information or give us a call at 712-336-3488.

Beef Bonanza Flier
January 8, 2016

The 2016 Beef Bonanza will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 9:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the ILCC Campus in Emmetsburg, IA. The registration cost is $5 per participant with lunch included. It for 4-H/FFA members in grades 4th and up.

FarmHer Event Flier
January 7, 2016

Explore the perception society has of agriculture and the role images and numbers play in that. Share specifics on what we can all easily do to update the image of agriculture and discuss what is being done to better count women in ag. The speaker for this event is Marji Guyler-Alaniz. The event is February 22, from 6-8 pm at Iowa Lakes Community College Cafeteria in Emmetsburg.

Image of Iowa Map and Farmland Rates by County
November 30, 2015

Average Iowa farmland value is now estimated to be $7,633 per acre — having dropped in value for the second consecutive year. Per acre value declined $310, or 3.9 percent, since last year’s survey.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 29, 2016 12:51 PM

Heifer Development 3 program in Atlantic has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 8.

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