Dubuque County

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Connect with our Dubuque County Master Gardeners to learn more about your yard & garden.

Our agriculture & dairy experts give you research-based, unbiased information about improving your business.

We need your ideas - join the discussion about aging in Dubuque County.

ISU celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 which created the national Cooperative Extension System.

Dubuque County Extension

In these trying economic times, improving the quality of life in Iowa continues to be at the heart of ISU Extension’s work: collaborating with communities to reduce poverty; helping farmers and consumers enhance energy efficiency; educating Iowans about food, feed and fuel issues; and helping companies develop strategies to improve their bottom line.



County News

September 10, 2014

A new documentary film, “Growing Cities,” tells the inspiring stories of intrepid urban farmers, innovators, and everyday city-dwellers who are challenging the way this country feeds itself. There will be a panel discussion after the movie with Dubuque leaders who are working on community gardens and agricultural innovation in our city. This event is FREE!

September 8, 2014

James Kennedy Library - Dyersville patrons who want to start investing in their future should register for “Smart Investing @ Your Library,” an online course that begins September 29, 2014.

September 8, 2014

The Dubuque County Master Gardeners will be hosting a plant sale on Saturday, September 27th from 7am - 12pm at the Dubuque Farmers' Market. You'll find our booth in the PetMed parking lot at 12th and Iowa. We'll have home-grown perennials, flowers, fruit & vegetables, farm-fresh eggs, and more. We'll also have a FREE gardening craft for kids!

September 4, 2014

Dubuque County 4-H t-shirts are available to order from the Dubuque County Extension Office. Please complete the order form and return with payment to the Extension Office by September 15th.

September 3, 2014

Dubuque County Library patrons who want to start investing in their future should register for “Smart Investing @ Your Library,” an online course that begins September 23, 2014.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 17, 2014 09:39 AM

Iowa high school students applied integrated pest management principles and gained corn and soybean scouting experience by participating...

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