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Iowa State University Extension & 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

October 27, 2014

Emerald Borer Ash has been found in Iowa. The most recent infestation was documented in August 2014 in Story County. Story County is the 13th confirmed infestation in the state. The Emerald Ash Borer is expected to keep spreading through-out the State of Iowa... are communities prepared for this disease or any other potential diseases of the future?

October 27, 2014

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.

October 23, 2014

Duties include organizing community meetings and family based programs. Team leader will be responsible for recruiting and retaining families to participate in the program, trouble shoot problems, be accountable for budget expenditures and maintain communication between facilitators and team members. The focus of this work will be in Hawarden, Iowa. Skills required:  excellent communication, extensive knowledge of Hawarden community, ability to delegate work and be responsible for overall team success, excellent organizational skills and experience as a leader.  Spanish speaking skills highly desired.  Hours worked will be irregular with evenings and weekend work  occasionally required. Contact Lori Hayungs, ISU Extension and Outreach family life specialist at lhayungs@iastate.edu for more information.

October 23, 2014

Informational Meetings Offered Across Northwest Iowa in November and December.  Meetings include USDA-Farm Service Agency Staff Expertise. Details here.

October 15, 2014

The ISU Extension and Outreach office in Clay County has an opening for the Associate Director of Youth Programming, Click on link for details.

www.extension.iastate.edu/clay/news/clay-county-extension-position-opening

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 20, 2014 04:15 PM

Allie Lansman, a junior from Fort Dodge majoring in dietetics and former Webster County 4-H'er, will appear on NBC-TV’s...

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