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.

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

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.

Money Talk Flyer 2014
September 17, 2014

Register Now for this 5-part Money Talk Program Series to learn how to make the most of your money! ISU Extension & Outreach Family Finanance Specialist, Jan Monahan, will lead participants through discussions on Investment Basics, Retirement Realities, Wills/Estates/Trusts, Insurance Essentials. The program runs five consecutive Tuesday nights September 30 - October 28 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Iowa Lakes Community College. Call now for information and registration 712-336-3488.

Fruit and Vegetable Collage
September 17, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Good Agricultural Practices workshops in Sioux City on Nov. 19 and 25. The one-day workshops are important for fruit and vegetable growers who want to better understand how GAPs can be used to meet buyers' food safety requirements. Registration can be made directly online at http://bit.ly/12sLsxE. If you have questions, please contact Angela Shaw at 515-294-0868 or email at angelaml@iastate.edu.

September 3, 2014

Attention 4-H Members!  This is a reminder that your record keeping systems are due this month to your club leaders. If you need any forms, check out the State 4-H Record Keeping Page or feel free to call 712-336-3488 or stop by the office. We'll be glad to help.

Fall Trees
September 1, 2014

As late summer becomes early fall, it is a great time to get outside and do some yard work. Get tips on great ways to improve the yard, trees, garden and flower beds from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 11, 2014 03:43 PM

Tractor fuel expenses can add up quickly during fall and spring field work. Results of a tractor fuel case study measuring fuel...

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