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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Sioux County

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County News

Smart Choice workshop
November 24, 2014

Open enrollment for health insureance started Nov. 15 and ends Feb. 15, 2015. Workshops to help you navigate through are offered in several locations in Northwest Iowa.

Lamb Carcass Quality Meetings
November 19, 2014

Sheep producers and agribusiness staff are invited to a meeting in Sheldon, Ia. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 about how to improve lamb carcass quality, resulting in better returns for the producer. The lamb meeting is cooperatively sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Northwest Iowa Sheep Producers, Iowa Sheep and Wool Promotion Board, and Premier 1. The meeting will be held at the Pizza Ranch and begins with a 6 p.m. dinner, followed by a short business meeting and presentations from various university sheep specialists. Click this link for printable flier with registration.

November 10, 2014

Join other 4-H youth from around the area for a fun day of swimming, skating, food, friends and fun activities!

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 23, 2014

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

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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

November 4, 2014 09:37 AM

Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and...

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