County News

May 28, 2020

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

May 27, 2020

Explore the basics of pressure canning, hot water bath canning, dehydration, and freezing.

Brain with Calculations and Paint Splatters
May 13, 2020

Engaging virtual 6-session series on practical strategies to manage stress, difficult emotions and help improve overall well-being, relationships, and performance in school, sports, in the arts, and other daily activities. 

Bryson Smith, Dallas County 4-H'er with interactive exhibit
March 12, 2020

Iowa 4-H supporters gathered n February 28 to celebrate and honor four award recipients at the 2020 Iowa 4-H Legacy Awards Gala. Dallas County 4-H'er Bryson Smith provided an interactive exhibit.. 

Communications Day
March 6, 2020

Youth will have the option of delivering before a judge and audience an educational presentation or a working exhibit. Or if they would like they may do both. Educational presentations provide 4-H’ers with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge on a topic while working exhibits allow them to engage the audience in hands on learning.

Guide Training Certification
February 18, 2020

This program is specifically designed for staff and volunteers who lead guided programs at Iowa's diverse community tourism assets including but not limited to, museums, parks, conservation areas, historic sites, science centers, agritourism and other tourism related attractions. 

Babysitting Basics Title with Sparkle Dinosaurs
February 5, 2020

Learn how to be a responsible and caring babysitter that parents will love to hire.

February 5, 2020

Article covers questions on shrubs, shade trees, fruit trees, gooseberries and grapevines.

Commercial Pesticide Continuing Education
February 3, 2020

Commercial Pesticide Continuing Education is starting in February!  Registration is open. 

November 21, 2019

Dallas County Extension office will host Continuing Instructional Course  for commercial pesticide applicators.

Kids gift giving
November 21, 2019

This can become a pattern, and before we know it, we’re overindulging our children 

Iowa Volunteers
November 21, 2019

Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life.

November 21, 2019

Punishing children and disciplining children are not the same thing.

May 30, 2019

There is still strong potential for the U.S. and China to uphold the first phase of the trade deal, but delays are likely. 

Fig. 1 Comparison of Average cash rent by crop reporting district 2018-2019
May 20, 2019

The cash rental rate information presented in this publication is from a survey of farmers, landowners, agricultural lenders, and professional farm managers.

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