Dickinson County

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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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October 23, 2014

Check out the monthly newsletter for upcoming 4-H events, enrollments information, and more!  Also, a hearty 4--H Welcome to all those new members joining us this month. We're glad you are a part of the 4-H Program in Dickinson County.  Tell your friends, there's still time to join.

Farm Bill Flyer w/dates and locations
October 23, 2014

Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Farm Bill 2014 Meetings will be held across northwest Iowa to explain options available under the new bill. The meetings will focus on the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) that will be administered by USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), and the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) administered by the USDA Risk Management Agency through federal crop insurance providers.

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October 7, 2014

ISU CIRAS has developed a step-by-step guide for farmers needing assistance getting registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) so they can be eligible to receive assistance under the farm bill. Click on the link here for the four page guide. SAM Assistance Guide.

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October 6, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in partnership with the colleges of Design and Human Sciences is offering a 2015 Rising Star Summer Internship experience.  The focus of the internship is on local foods. Interested students may view a youtube video from last summer's Rising Star Interns and go online to apply through CyHire https://cyhire.iastate.edu/ . Applications are due February 25th.

Caution Sign for Pesticides
October 5, 2014

Check out the Fall Schedule for course listings, dates, times, and fees.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 27, 2014 08:33 AM

Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management conference will be held Dec. 3-4...

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