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County News

November 12, 2018

The annual regional 4-H Swim/Skate Party is scheduled for Thursday, December 27 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the All-Season Center in Sioux Center. 4-H members are invited to join other youth from around the area for a fun day of swimming, skating, food, friends and fun! Skating will take place from noon to 2:00 p.m. and swimming from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
November 7, 2018

The Dairy Discussions: Risk Management and Labor Issues program is set for Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach - Sioux County office in Orange City. Dairy Discussions: Risk Management and Labor Issues grew out of concerns expressed by the Western Iowa Dairy Alliance (WIDA) board as to the hardships of finding qualified labor and keeping them in a depressed milk market. ICE raids earlier this year and the political climate in general, have heightened stress levels. Discussions will also include consistent labor management and how that relates to cow management, risk management tools, and a market update.

October 4, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Beef Industry Council are hosting a series of "year-end" meetings in Northwest Iowa. Meetings are scheduled as follows....

November 14, 2018

The Dairy Directions Seminars are scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Sac County and Wednesday, Dec. 12 in Pocahontas County. Both programs will be held at the local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. and the program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. A free lunch is included, and the program will adjourn at 1:45 p.m.

November 8, 2018

CHEROKEE, Iowa – Biosecurity continues to be a key issue in swine production, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Swine Specialist Dave Stender. Three upcoming workshops in Northwest Iowa aim to help swine producers, employees, veterinarians and industry partners learn and develop best practices for biosecurity in hog production.

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