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

Child Care in Toy Blocks
September 17, 2014

As a  child care provider, planning for your financial future is an important part of success in reaching your financial goals.  Learn how to increase your savings, understand investment principles, choose investments wisely, and plan for retirement. The presenter will be Jan Monahan and Brenda Schmidt, Family Finance Specialists. The program is Tuesday, September 23 from 6 —8 p.m.

ServSafe Flyer
September 17, 2014

This course is a nationally recognized food sanitation certification training program developed by the National Restaurant Assocation Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Designed for foodservice managers, it educates participants on food hazards and appropriate food handling practices. This course is recognized by the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) and has been verified to meet CFP standards by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Cost is $150.00 and includes ServSafe Manager 6th Edition training manual and test processing. Call now to register. 712-336-3488

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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 18, 2014 01:53 PM

Job growth in the retail and service sector has not matched the wages of manufacturing and other middle-skill level jobs lost over the...

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