Dickinson County

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Family Storyteller: Improving literacy skills 

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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.

We Are "Making A Strong Iowa" for citizens in Dickinson County!

Take a look at the 2015 Annual Dickinson County Stakeholder 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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May 3, 2016

This workshop is designed for representatives of non-profits, local government, and school districts. Participants are asked to bring a laptop, iPad or tablet device, if possible. Training is from 1-4 PM at the Extension Office in Spirit Lake. Cost is $25 per person and registrations are due May 31. See the Grant Writing Flyer for complete details or give the office at call at 712-336-3488.

May 3, 2016

Due to popular demand, we've added a second training & certification program in May for Food Service Managers & Workers. Check out the ServSafe Flyer for registration information or give the office a call at 712-336-3488.

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May 2, 2016

Attention Area Childcare Providers (and interested families)... Our spring educational programs are focused on nutrition and wellness. The final program topic is "Gardening with Children".  Check out our Childcare Provider Brochure for details and registration information or give us a call at 712-336-3488.

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May 2, 2016

Reminder... All animals that you are considering bringing to the fair must be identified in 4honline by Sunday, May 15th. This includes: pets, dogs, horses, rabbits, poultry, breeding animals, market animals, etc. The statewide database will close at 11:59PM on the 15th, so no late ID's are accepted. Don't wait til the last minute. Get 'em ID'd in 4honline now. If you need help, please call or stop by the office or go online to http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/4honline-information-families-and-leaders

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April 29, 2016

Check out this newsletter edition for lots of new information... Summer Camps & Workshops, Animal Identifications, and more!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 4, 2016 09:28 AM

With a steady growth in number of growers incorporating cover crops into their production systems, ISU Extension and Outreach will host...

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