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 Difference" for Iowans in Dickinson County!

Take a look at the 2014 Dickinson County Extension and Outreach Annual 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

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August 5, 2015

Looking for ideas to improve child care in your center or home? The Better Kid Care Series is educational programming for local child care providers that is group-based, hands-on and a ton of fun! Join us us this fall as we explore topics of  "Keeping Children Healthy & Safe" and "Building Good Consumers". Cost is $15 per session and 2 CEU's are awarded with each class. Take a look at our Better Kid Care Brochure for details and registration information.

Iowa 4-H Clover
August 4, 2015

Check out this newsletter edition for fair results, photos and upcoming 4-H events.

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July 26, 2015

Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who share a love of gardening, an enthusiasm for learning, and a commitment to helping others. Core training consists of 40 hours of horticulture education. Topics include soil basics, lawn care, flower and vegetable gardening, ornamental trees and shrubs, fruit crops, houseplants, weed and pest control. Read on for program and registration details.

Photo of chicken on lawn
July 25, 2015

SDSU Extension veterinarian Russ Daly answers questions on what urban citizens should know about highly pathogenic avian influenza.  This article is part of a cooperative effort of ISU Extension and Outreach, SDSU Extension and University of Minnesota Extension to provide resources for families struggling with the human challenges brought on by avian influenza.

Iowa Map
February 28, 2015

In a statewide needs assessment survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach at the end of 2013, Iowans identified priority community needs that ISU Extension and Outreach should address with educational efforts.
 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Over the last 40 years, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's AnswerLine hotline has become a highly trusted resource for the people of Iowa, and is always looking for ways to reach new audiences.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 12, 2015 03:24 PM

Aeration is an important part of lawn care, but take care to aerate properly and at the correct time of the year. Iowa State University...

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