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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Sioux County

Sioux County Extension helping the citizens of Sioux County become their best. Sioux County Extension brings research-based information from Iowa State University Extension to you.
eXtension is an Internet-based collaborative environment where Land Grant University content providers exchange objective, research-based knowledge to solve real challenges in real time.  Make eXtension your first choice for a reliable search engine.
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County News

Solar Conference Plymonth
July 21, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Plymouth County and USDA Rural Development are partnering to offer a Solar Energy Conference on Sept. 2 at the Le Mars Convention Center from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

SFP 10-14
July 17, 2015

Get the tools, skills, and strategies to build stronger families in seven sessions! The SFP 10-14 is a free, fun, and effective programdesigned to assist parents in preparing their 6th graders for a positive experience in the teen years. Sundays, October 4 - November 15, Crosswalk Teen Center 1305 23rd St. Hawarden, Iowa. Snacks and games 2 - 2:30 p.m. Sessions and childcare 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

West Sioux Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth:  10-14 facilitators
July 15, 2015

HAWARDEN – All families have strengths. Recently, Mark Aldeman, Barbara Ann Derby, Stacy Kramer, Tiffany Millikan and Tina Vandeslunt attended a Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) facilitator training June 15- 18 in Storm Lake at the Buena Vista College campus. All are educators in the area. 

Iowa Master Gardener
July 6, 2015

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! Details here.

June 26, 2015
NEXT SERIES! JULY 6 in HULL!

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!
 

 
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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 9, 2015 03:32 PM

Cathann Kress, Iowa State University vice president for extension and outreach, has received The 2015 Spirit of Crazy Horse Award from...

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