Check out the November Newsletter from the Dickinson County Extension Office! It is designed to share out upcoming educational program opportunities, as well as address the latest local questions, happenings, and helpful information for our communities. This edition includes Annual Reports for the County Extension Program and the ISU Extension & Outreach Program.
Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host two Agricultural Outlook meetings in NW Iowa on Nov. 9. The 3-hour morning session will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Spencer and the afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. in LeMars. The program is designed to provide a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications. Each program will feature information presented by specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Cost is $20 if pre-registered or $25 at the door.
Our hometown hero and Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, is awarded the Outstanding 4-H Alum Award at the 2016 Iowa 4-H Legacy Awards Gala. Hear his wonderful remarks about the 4-H Program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llsWP6q1oRA
We encourage 4-H families to use these NEW online links to enroll in 4-H, add or drop project areas, change contact information, verify livestock identification information and more. Come see how quick and easy it is to be in 4H!
Bringing the benefits of veterinary medicine to society by promoting animal welfare and public health through the on-going education of veterinarians and the dissemination of animal health production, food safety and animal welfare information to veterinarians, livestock producers, consumers, and related clientele.
The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.
Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.