County News

Job Opening Sioux County
May 8, 2015

The K-4 Youth Programs Associate Educator will develop volunteers, partners, and advocates to build inclusive, engaging and dynamic educational programming for families of Kindergarten, 1st/2nd and 3rd/4th grade youth in Sioux County. This position is full time located at the Sioux County Extension Office at; 400 Central Ave NW Suite 700, Orange City, Iowa.

May 5, 2015

A three-part webinar series this June, July, and August. Learn about different specialty gardens including herb gardens, xeric gardens, gardens with water
features and gardens for attracting pollinators!
 

April 27, 2015

ISU and the USDA has compiled many resources to help keep you informed and birds safe. Eggs and poultry are safe to eat, stresses Iowa State University food safety specialists.

April 22, 2015

The office iin Lyon County is seeking a summer horticulture assistant to work at the ISU Research and Demonstration Garden located at the Lyon County Fair Grounds in Rock Rapids.

Emeral Ash Borer
April 1, 2015

In response to growing interest in learning about the Emeral Ash Borer, vist Extension and Outreach's website dedicated to Emerald Ash Borer which is regularly updated with new items - www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/EmeraldAshBorer.html

Photo of produce in bins
December 4, 2013

Northwest Iowa - Local foods are making an economic impact in Iowa. In fact, sales of food produced in northwest Iowa added $312,441 to the local economy in 2012 as reported by eighteen farmers in the northwest region.

April 17, 2012

Do you need help finding the 4-H Online website or helpsheets?

August 22, 2011

Save the Date - Osceola County Fair 2015 will be July 15-18th-with animals being released Sunday, July 19.  

September 10, 2010

What is Clover Kids? Clover Kids is a 4-H program for children in Kindergarten through third grade. Children participate in hands-on activities designed to build lots of different life skills!

Bankruptcy
May 25, 2014

 Individuals filing for personal bankruptcy can turn to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for the education that is required during the bankruptcy process. “Financial Success: Recovery after Bankruptcy” is available through the national eXtension website, www.extension.org, at a cost of $20 per person.

Credit Report Checklist
May 10, 2013

When is the last time you checked your credit report? Do you know you can check your credit rating for FREE?. Did you know, a Federal Trade Commision Study found that  5% of consumers had errors on ther credit reports? 

August 13, 2010

Interested in canning or freezing? Don't use grandma's recipes! It is essential to use current tested recipes and procedures to make sure your food is safe.

March 21, 2007

Want to know how Osceola County's Agriculture Statistics compare to surrounding counties and the rest of Iowa? ISU has released a publication with the information.

March 21, 2007

Consumers can get answers to home and family questions that they 'need to know now.'

May 9, 2006

Looking for a specific extension website or publication? Check here to see if it is listed. Still need more help, contact your local office.

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