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

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December 1, 2014

Check out the monthly newsletter for upcoming 4-H events, enrollments information, and more!  There is NEW 2015 Iowa State Fair Livestock information in this newsletter as well. Check it out!

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October 4, 2014

These workshops assist childcare providers in obtaining research-based professional development.  Topics for the New Year include: Math For Every Age, Art Appreciation, and What Does Time Mean to Children.  For details, click on our Winter Better Kid Care Brochure or call 712-336-3488.

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October 4, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer the Crop Advantage Series to producers at 13 locations across Iowa during January.

Child Care in Toy Blocks
October 3, 2014

As a childcare provider, planning for your financial future is an important part of success in reaching your financial goals. Register now for this 2-part training program to learn how to: increase your savings, understand investment principles, choose investments wisely, and plan for retirement. Cost is $40 and includes 4 DHS approved training hours. 4 CEU's are also available for an additional $5. Check out our Planning for Your Financial Future brochure for details.

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October 2, 2014

Join us at the Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg for the 2nd Annual NW Iowa Beef Bonanza!  The day includes hands on learning about: Beef Production in Iowa; How to Get the Best Product for Your Effort; Ways to Increase the Quality of Your Cattle for Fair and MORE!  FSQA Certification also provided at this event. Check out the 2015 Beef Bonanza Flier for details.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 19, 2014 04:00 PM

Holiday flowers are great additions to seasonal decorating  -  if they bloom. With special care, holiday flowers can become...

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