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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Delaware County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension and Outreach builds partnerships, meets local needs, improves quality of life and helps make our county a better place to live. You can rely on your dedicated Iowa State University and Delaware County Extension staff for unbiased, research based information and educational services in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Community and Economic Development, Human Sciences and 4-H Youth Development.

County News

April 12, 2019

Grant Writing 101 will provide hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications.  The workshop will be presented from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 at the Edgewood Community Room located at 203 W. Union St., Edgewood. A light meal will be provided prior to the workshop starting at 5:00. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Edgewood Chamber of Commerce.

April 12, 2019

The final School’s Out Day Camp of the spring, “Robot Mania!”, will be held on April 22nd at Seibert Park and Memorial Hall in Manchester. This camp will be from 7:45 am – 3:30 pm for youth in K – 5th grades. 

Little Chefs, trying new veggies
April 12, 2019

Throughout the month of March, ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County youth staff and dieticians from the Regional Medical Center in Manchester partnered to offer a new after-school program called Little Chefs. Youth in K-4th grade from Lambert Elementary School and St. Mary’s learned about healthy foods, the importance of physical activity, and made nutritious snacks.

sewing for service project
April 12, 2019

On Saturday, March 30th, eleven Delaware County 4-H members participated in the Sewing for Service Workshop held at the Extension Office in Manchester.  Kathy Hutchinson, 4-H clothing project leader & 4-H Foodstand volunteer, kicked off the workshop by explaining the basic construction of the cotton fabric and the batting materials that would be used to construct the kitchen hot pads for the 4-H Foodstand.

April 9, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is April 8-13. Iowa’s 100 county extension offices will host activities throughout the week focused on celebrating extension’s presence across the state. 




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