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August 22, 2016

Iowa State University Extension is offering several ServSafe® classes for food service professionals. ServSafe® training will provide knowledge every food service provider must know about food hazards and proper food handling practices in order to keep food safe and protect the establishment against the costly nightmare of a foodborne-illness outbreak. Participants will learn ways of prevention, regulatory requirements, and how to improve food quality.

Food shed map
August 11, 2016

After a year of local food system evaluation, members of Dubuque's Ag Urbanism Toolkit leadership team (Dubuque Eats Well) selected five priority projects to develop over the next two years with technical assistance from the ISU Community Design Lab

August 10, 2016

ISU Extension & Outreach in Dubuque County will partner with Dubuque Rescue Mission & Four Mounds Foundation to celebrate Local Farms - Local Schools - and Local Chefs beginning 8/25 with a Free Back-to-School Lecture - 'Food for a Changing Planet' , and continuting 9/10-9/11 with the Driftless Farm Crawl & Farm to Table Dinner 

Know Your Farmer - Know Your Food
August 3, 2016

'Shake the hand that feeds you' this fall with the 4th Annual Driftless Farm Crawl, Farm to Table Dinner, and special back-to-school lecture with Fred Kirschenmann. An inspiring series of events to showcase local farms, local chefs, and farm-to-school programs bringing healthy food to tri-state area families! 

Community Supported Agriculture
March 28, 2016

CSA is a way for farmers and consumers to connect directly throughout the year. In early spring eaters become 'members' or 'shareholders', and in exchange recieve regular boxes full of the season's best local foods.

September 1, 2015

DUBUQUE – The emerald ash borer (EAB), a highly destructive insect of ash trees has been confirmed in Dubuque, Iowa. 

January 8, 2015

Dubuque County 4-H t-shirts are available at the Dubuque County Extension Office. Prices are $6 per shirt is sizes XS-XL and $8.00 per shirt in sizes 2XL.  Stop and see Beth Oberhoffer and grab a great shirt!  

May 6, 2014

Community members have been gathering in Dubuque County to discuss how our communities can be more inclusive and welcoming for people who are "mid-life and beyond." Read more about the action plan and some accomplishments towards these goals.

March 24, 2014

We have copies of educational videos that are FREE for you to check out and view yourself or show to a group. Read this story for more details about our latest offerings about cover crops and wetlands conservation.

August 14, 2013

Although making friends comes naturally for many children, some children need a little help, says Susan Taylor, a family life program specialist with Dubuque County ISU Extension and Outreach.

Key Links of Interest for Farmers, Landowners, & Dairy News
July 1, 2013

Looking for information on Land Rental Rates, Land Values, or Pasture Rental? Check out this page for the latest info.

Local Food
October 5, 2016

Institutional demand for local food has grown greatly in the past few years. However, many barriers to increased institutional sourcing still exist. Find helpful resources and information about The Dubuque Eats Well Farm-to-Insitution Working Group here.

May 23, 2016
We help kids understand healthy, local foods Explore a variety of resources including research-based curriculem to start or expand gardening and local foods education for kids at your school or community-based youth program!
Bank On Dubuque guides family financial planning
July 22, 2011

With a free or low-cost bank account, you can start to save for the future and establish a credit history that will help you enter the financial mainstream and achieve your dreams. Even if you’ve had problems in the past or have never had an account befor

September 22, 2010

Welcome to the Community and Economic Development Program Builder. We are a web based marketplace where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the qual

Spraying Fruit Trees
April 27, 2010

Homeowners who grow apples at home have to combat many insect pests and diseases to produce a good crop. Many apple growers reduce their use of pesticides, while still harvesting quality fruit, through a set of practices known as Integrated Pest Managemen

Online State Newsletters Available
February 15, 2010

ISU Extension, along with other informational partners, publish newsletters available to everyone throughout the state. Newsletters for everything from Acreage Living to Vet Med are available at your fingertips.

So Easy To Preserve
October 13, 2009

Gardening and the canning season are coming to an end. Maybe you are thinking about next year. Have you ever wanted to learn how to can? How to make jams and jellies? How to dehydrate fresh fruits and vegetables? Here is a way to learn and plan what to d

The Myths Of lawn And Garden Care
October 13, 2009

The Myths of Lawn and Garden Care presentations are now available to view on the web through Adobe Flash Player.

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