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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.
Take some time to surf our site and learn how ISU Extension programs can "Help You Become Your Best".




County News

October 6, 2015

Join Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Specialist Ryan Breuer and the rest of the I-29 Dairy Outreach Consortium team on Oct. 29 for an all day tour of heifer grower facilities in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa. We will be visiting four different but unique farms showcasing their dairy calf and heifer rearing facilities and how they manage their operations.  Registration information here. 

September 29, 2015

Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, says Lori Hayungs,a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

September 21, 2015

Clippings now includes more diverse topics that go beyond horticulture, though horticulture will still be an occasional and timely topic. The column will remain focused on research-based information written by ISU Extension and Outreach program specialists.

September 17, 2015

Clover Kids is an Iowa Youth Development Program. Iowa State University Extension & Outreach of Lyon County provides Clover Kids to 2nd and 3rd graders. This program is separate from the 4-H club program and is for pre-4-H age kids to DISCOVER  4-H!

What can youth expect to do in Clover Kids?
· Explore science, technology, healthy living, citizenship, leadership, communication, and the arts
· Strengthen motor skills through a variety of experiments and crafts
· Have fun learning and playing cooperative games
· Make friends and learn to work positively in a group setting
· Particpate in the Lyon County Fair in July

Clover Kids is offered once a month, November 2015 – May 2016

SFP 10-14
July 17, 2015

Get the tools, skills, and strategies to build stronger families in seven sessions! The SFP 10-14 is a free, fun, and effective programdesigned to assist parents in preparing their 6th graders for a positive experience in the teen years. Sundays, October 4 - November 15, Crosswalk Teen Center 1305 23rd St. Hawarden, Iowa. Snacks and games 2 - 2:30 p.m. Sessions and childcare 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 12, 2015 10:33 AM

Collaborations marked efforts to increase the number of monarch butterflies as the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium got underway...

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