Dickinson County

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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.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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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July 1, 2014

Landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with an interest in farmland ownership, management and leasing agreements should plan to attend one of more than 50 farmland leasing meetings scheduled for July and August. The workshops are facilitated by Iowa State University Extension farm management specialists and held all across the state.

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June 25, 2014

The monthly "Cloverleaf Connection Newsletter" has LOTS of upcoming events, dates, and deadlines (Especially, related to FAIR!) Be sure to check it out!

June 25, 2014

Entries are in and the countdown begins to the 2014 Dickinson County Fair. Here's a quick place to stop and find a fair rule book, schedule, goal cards and more!  Good Luck to all of our exhibitors! And Thank You to the many volunteers that help make the best better for Dickinson County Youth!

  • Dickinson County Fair dates are July 19-24 with static judging on the afternoon of Monday, July 14th. 
  • Fair Rule Book
  • Fair Schedule
  • Goal Cards, and more.... read on
     
Horse Sitting and Smiling
April 28, 2014

Just a reminder, the final 2 Horse Practices are this Thursday and Sunday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Spirit Lake. We'll practice in show order the first half of the classes on Thursday and the second half on Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Camp Brochure Cover
April 27, 2014

There's still time to register! Our summer camp brochure is complete with something STEM-ulating for everyone (4-H Members & Friends Too)! The theme this summer is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Come learn the "STEM" in...  Outdoor Adventures, Taxidermy, Hospital Science, Vet Science, Shooting Sports, Wind Energy, Ethanol Energy, and more!  Check out our STEM-ulateYour Summer Camp Brochure and Registration Form for more details.

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

July 2, 2014 08:50 AM

The National Junior Disability Championships will bring approximately 200 participants and more than 200 coaches, staff, officials and...

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