County News

Jim Theisen Receives Friend of Extension Award
March 26, 2012

The Dubuque County Extension Council has awarded Jim Theisen the annual Friend of Extension Award for his significant contributions to Extension's mission and 4-H/Youth Development activities in our county.

January 26, 2012

It's income tax season, avoid tax refund anticipation loans and checks - Seek out free income tax preparation assistance

4hOnline HelpSheets
October 10, 2011

Have questions about enrolling or re-enrolling? We can help!

Bernice Schuster Inducted in the Hall of Fame
August 16, 2011

Bernice Schuster will be inducted into the 2011 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 21.

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

Extension to Families...At Work, At Home
May 24, 2011

Extension to Families...At Work, At Home is a bi-monthly newsletter developed by the NE Iowa area family program specialists. Each bi-monthly issue will contain three pages of useful information on nutrition and health, family life, and resource manageme

Eating Well - Moving More
April 5, 2011

Eating Well - Moving More is a wellness program that helps employees make lifestyle changes in five areas that influence hypertension: weight, physical activity, diet, sodium intake, and alcohol intake.

Understanding Design Elements and Art Principles
April 5, 2011

County Fair is coming soon and you will need to be able to explain Design Elements and Art Principles for your Exhibits.

March 29, 2011

Health problems and high debt usually develop gradually. This program motivates and helps YOU get started to improve both your health and finances by identifying small progress steps.

Words on Wellness
September 27, 2010

Your extension connection to nutrition and fitness. This newsletter is written by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists working in the field and on campus. Published monthly, it promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. You’ll fi

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.

Record Book Forms and Information
October 20, 2009

Just like a puzzle, your records of your years in 4-H show a picture of you. Record book forms are available online. Some are even formatted so you can type in your information, print them off, and insert them in your record book.

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.

Ag Decision Maker
October 6, 2006

Welcome to Ag Decision Maker (AgDM). The information and analysis provided at this web site will help you find solutions for many of the business, economic, and financial decisions facing farmers and agribusinesses.

Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)
February 20, 2006

Since 1963, CIRAS has been helping Iowa State University Extension and the College of Engineering carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry. Many of the resources

Financial Questions and Answers
February 24, 2005

Are you thinking about buying your first home? Dubuque County Extension works closely with the First Time Homebuyer Program.

Nutrition and Health Presentations Available in Dubuque
February 24, 2005

Our Nutrition and Health Specialist, Cindy Baumgartner, is available to provide information for your group or event. Additionally, Cindy can answer questions and develop a program to meet your specific needs. Contact Cindy at 563-927-4201 or by e-mail a

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