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.

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

Farm Leasing Flyer
June 23, 2015

More than half of Iowa farmland is rented. In some Iowa locations, as much as 70 percent of the land is farmed by farmers who don’t own the land. In Northwest Iowa, the result is many conversations and negotiations between farmland owners and producer-tenants to determine what makes sense for farmland leases and cash rental rates. Workshops will be held across northwest Iowa counties starting July 23 through July 31. Details and registration forms here.

NW Iowa Field Day Flyer
June 23, 2015

Iowa State University (ISU) Northwest Iowa Research Farm field day, Wednesday, July 8. The research farm is located south of Calumet in O’Brien County. ISU Extension and Outreach continues to anticipate Iowans’ needs for their farms, families, businesses, and communities.Registration and coffee is at 9 a.m. with the field day starting at 9:30. A noon lunch will be available for attendees at a minimal charge.

June 11, 2015

The Youth Council is sponsoring a 5K Walk/Run at the Dckinson County Fair in Spirit Lake. Cost is $15 and includes a t-shirt, glow sticks, & bottled water.  Click on the 5K Glow Walk/Run Flyer and Registration Form for details.

Iowa 4-H Clover
June 10, 2015

Check out this Special Fair Edition Newsletter for entry information, deadlines and more.  July 1 is the Entry Deadline for County AND State Fair Entries.

2015 Fair Book Cover
May 28, 2015

Get ready for the 2015 Dickinson County Fair!!!  Check out the 2015 Dickinson County Fair Book with class listings and descriptions. Dowload Entry Forms and Goal Cards too. Entry deadline is July 1st.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

June 24, 2015 08:40 AM

Three-hour workshops designed to assist landowners, farm tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to...

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