Dickinson County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

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.

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

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May 13, 2015

Whoa!!!  Mark your calendars. The horse project committee has set up the summer practice schedule in preparation for the Dickinson County Fair. All practices will be from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the outdoor arena at the fairgrounds. Dates are May 31, June 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, and July 9, 13. Read on for details.

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May 13, 2015

The summer dog obedience classes have been scheduled in the Expo Center from 5:30 - 6:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday nights....May 18, June1, 3 ,8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, July 1, 6. We will practice obedience, handling, and agility.

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May 7, 2015

Cyclone Summer Camp Season is ready to start!  Check out our new Summer Program Booklet for camp topics, dates, and times. We're welding, glassmaking, painting, building giant cells, extracting DNA, programming lego robots, doing CSI investigations, exploring design, training babysitters, crashing egg cars, making marshmallow catapults, messing with muffins, shopping with a $15 challenge, searching talents, exploring the outdoors, extending our pet knowledge, and taking a culinary challenge. Call 712-336-3488.

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May 5, 2015

Take a look at the newly designed 4-H Newsletter. It's streamlined for easy reading and quick reference to information you need.  Be sure to mark your calendars with upcoming events and deadlines. A VERY CRITICAL MAY 15th deadline is ahead for identifying (ID'ing) animals.

2015 Fair Book Cover
May 1, 2015

Wanna know what's happening at the 2015 Dickinson County Fair?  Check out the 2015 Dickinson County Fair Book with class listings and descriptions. A Change List is also available for you to quickly preview changes from last year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

When Iowa students build financial literacy skills, they’re better prepared to make wise financial decisions for their future in an increasingly complex world.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

May 14, 2015 10:23 AM

Meet Jeff Hartwig, the ISU Swine Farms manager, and learn about his first six months in this position.

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