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The Dallas County Extension office is open 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday.  

 
June  21, 2021 Council meeting Agenda

 

 

The office will be closed for Fourth of July - July 5. 

 
Up-to-date information about Covid 19 can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
and Iowa Department of Public Health webpages. 
 
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County News

February 23, 2021

It is now time to enroll for the 4-H year!  For those planning to show at the Dallas County Fair in  July, 2021 the deadline to enroll is May 15 for all re-enrolling members to have fees paid and re-enrolled through 4HOnline.  

New members are welcome to join at anytime. 

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June 14, 2021

Growing older is the greatest risk factor for acquiring Parkinson’s disease and many people live with symptoms for several years before being diagnosed. To learn about Parkinson’s disease, its effects and possible treatments, register now to participate in “A Journey through Parkinson’s Disease,” an online, educational series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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May 20, 2021

Controlling weeds in home gardens and lawns can be a busy job for people, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists are here to answer your frequently asked questions about weed control. 

May 19, 2021

A group of specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has published a useful guide to help Iowans understand options with emerald ash borer.

May 19, 2021

At any time, unstable prices, weather, crop or livestock disease, or equipment and communication breakdowns may make the reality of farm living difficult to deal with. Farm stress certainly may affect mental health and it’s OK to acknowledge the stress you may be facing.

 
NEWSLETTERS + UPDATES

 

Meaghan Anderson, Extension Agronomist  Central Iowa Crop Update       

  This Newsletter is an update in current events in agriculture in Boone, Dallas, Jasper Madison Marshall, Polk, Story, Tama and Warren Counties. 

 The Science of Parenting Blog
 
  Words On Wellness Newsletter

Words on Wellness (WOW) promotes a healthy lifestyle. Get reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety.

 

  

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