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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Lyon County

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County News

February 1, 2016

Feb. 2 Heifer Development Clinic is POSTPONED and RESCHEDULED for Feb. 22 at the Cherokee location. Questions? call Cherokee County Extension at (712) 225-6196

To help producers manage this economic transition, the Iowa Beef Center is partnering with the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, ABS Global, Accelerated Genetics, Select Sires and Merial to offer seven clinics across the state featuring breeding and selection for longevity and profit.

Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14
January 28, 2016

Lyon County fifth and sixth grade students and their parents are invited to enroll in this free, six week program beginning Feb. 25.

January 25, 2016


      Dordt College STEM faculty, students and ISU Extension
      and Outreach staff are pleased to offer fun-filled, mind-blowing,
      STEM-ulating activities to help middle school students
      experience the exciting applications of science, technology,
      engineering and mathematics.

January 25, 2016

     The 4-H Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) program will again be
     in place for the current 4-H year. FSQA stands for Food Safety Quality
     Assurance. This program helps 4-H producers understand their role in
     producing food, and help them make wise, ethical decisions related to food
     production. If you exhibit the following livestock are required to be FSQA
                                                                                        certified: Beef, Bottle/Bucket Calf, Dairy, Goat, Swine, Sheep, Rabbit (if it is
                                                                                        not a pet project), and Poultry. You MUST become FSQA certified to exhibit
                                                                                        your animals at the County Fair and/or Iowa State Fair.

January 25, 2016

      Jan. 25 webinar is POSTPONED and RESCHEDULED for Feb. 1

      The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a winter webinar
      series in January and February. The series focuses on learning the realities of hunger in Iowa, the best way
      to work with food banks, food safety and more.

























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