Dubuque County

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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.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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County News

July 9, 2014

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices in Delaware and Dubuque counties are hosting a farmland leasing meeting on Tuesday, August 12th at 9:00am or 1:30pm to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.  The meeting will be held at the James Kennedy Public Library located at 320 1st Ave East Ave. in Dyersville. The meeting is approximately 2 ½ hours in length.

July 8, 2014

This workshop will be a good introduction for people looking to start a vegetable garden, but there will also be lots of tips for experienced gardeners on how to plan your garden and use less pesticides and chemicals. Space is limited, so advance registration is required.

June 18, 2014

Join us for this educational series of live webinars that discuss various aspects of growing trees in Iowa. Sessions will be held on July 15, August 14 and September 4. Read full story for details.

June 13, 2014

The updated rabbit rules for the 2014 Dubuque County Fair can be found here. The rules for the rabbit project located in your printed 2014 Fairbooks are incorrect so please follow the link provided to access the updated rabbit rules that will be used this year.

May 29, 2014

The Dubuque County Extension Council is seeking nominations for candidates to run in the 2014 election. There are four 4-year slots on the ballot, plus one 2-year slot to fulfill the remainder of an unexpired term.

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

July 1, 2014 09:39 AM

Iowans should take a look at their credit report every year to make sure the information is accurate and to correct any errors. One way...

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