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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Lyon County

Lyon County is located in the far Northwest corner of Iowa, with many unique cooperative working relationships with bordering South Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska.
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County News

May 5, 2016

The 2016 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference will be held on June 15-16, at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. The conference will present the latest research focusing on fiber and nutrient digestibility and nutrition to improve dairy cattle reproduction.

May 5, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in partnership with the Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, invite Northwest Iowa feedlot operators to take part in one of the upcoming Beef Feedlot Assessment Field Days. Each field day is scheudled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and will last 1 hour. Pre-registration is encouraged. 

April 25, 2016

Registrations are currently being accepted for the second Lyon County Leadership 2016 program, which is designed to maximize the strengths and skills of current and future community leaders. The program will feature weekly lunch sessions, beginning Wednesday, May 25, and running through June 29. Registration forms can be picked up at the Lyon County Extension and Outreach Office. 

April 5, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Lyon County Clover Kids will celebrate the program’s year-end with a water and natural resources themed event on May 21, 2016, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Rock Rapids. The Clover Kids year-end event will feature ISU-based Water Rocks and the Lyon County Conservation Board. Youth will discover Iowa’s natural resources and the importance of working together to protect the world around them. 

April 4, 2016

Throughout the summer, Regional Food Coordinator and Horticulture Educator Margaret Murphy will be hosting a Garden to Table Series, with two vegetable-focused events in Rock Rapids and two herb-specific events in O'Brien County. Register for any or all of the events now!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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