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COVID-19 Update

The Dallas County Extension office is open by appointment only.

Please call 515-993-4281 to make an appointment.

 

Staff are still available via phone or email

 
We take serving Iowans seriously which is why we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff.

Dallas County Extension will postpone, cancel or hold virtually all activities, and are closing doors to the public from now until further notice and will re-evaluate at that time. Staff are working remotely and are available via phone or email. For questions contact our office at 515-993-4281. 

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

County News

February 5, 2020

It is now time to enroll for the 4-H year!  For those planning to show at the Dallas County Fair this July, 2019 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 after May 15th, 2019 but will not be able to participate in the fair this summer.

June 10, 2020

AMES, Iowa – As COVID-19 safety considerations have led to the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair, a decision on 4-H youth learning exhibits is still underway.

Girl holding Vaping Pen near mouth
June 8, 2020

While starting a conversation with youth about vaping can be challenging, it is important that parents, caregivers, and anyone who works with youth have access to credible information to begin those conversations. 

Healthy and Homemade Veg Out
May 29, 2020

Nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide quickinar videos for ‘Healthy and Homemade’ meals while saving money and time in the kitchen.

May 28, 2020

Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to growing food at home, starting with video on garden preparation

 
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