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August 23, 2016

‘Juntos para una mejor educación’ (Together for a Better Education), is a series of workshops designed for Latino families with middle- to early high-school students. This free program is commonly referred to as Juntos and will be held on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Dordt College Campus Center in Sioux Center. 

July 7, 2016

The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) will affect production of all meat and dairy animals. 

Join us for a FREE educational session on the Veterinary Feed Directive. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Farm Bureau and the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association want to help you prepare for the new VFD requirements.

June 7, 2016

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program is hosting a summer webinar series. Attendees will discover the benefits of shade in landscaping, indicators of tree problems, and ways to identify and support native garden insects. The two-hour webinars are scheduled at the Sibley Public Library, 406 9th Street, Sibley, IA 51249.

January 1, 2016

     1.  Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who share a love of gardening, an enthusiasm for learning,
     and a commitment to helping others. Core training consists of 40 hours of horticulture education. Topics
     include soil basics, lawn care, flower and vegetable gardening, ornamental trees and shrubs, fruit
     crops, houseplants, weed and pest control.

     2.  Interested in Master Gardener training but not the required volunteer community service
     hours? Become a ProHort trainee more details are found here.

July 11, 2016

Farmers markets across Northwest Iowa are open for the season offering diverse selections of vegetables, fruit, flowers, herbs, eggs, honey, meat, crafts and other products. Recognizing the growing interest in fresh, locally-produced food, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach county offices in Northwest Iowa launched Flavors of Northwest Iowa, a regional food project to build a network of support for growers and consumers. Join us this season on the Local Food Road Show to meet local growers and learn how we’re working together to supply the region with locally-grown food.

 
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August 23, 2016 01:20 PM

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