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County News

4-H week logo
October 3, 2019

The anticipation is building for National 4-H Week, during which millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating everything 4-H. Delaware County 4-H will observe National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and will highlight the remarkable 4-H youth in our community who work each day to make a positive impact on those around them.

October 3, 2019

The local attendance site for the Oct. 24 CIC is ISU Extension and Outreach, Delaware County Office, 1417 North Franklin Street, Manchester.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County office at 563-927-4201.

Crop land
October 3, 2019

The “2018 Iowa Farm Costs and Returns” analysis is now available, and despite a slight increase in net farm income last year, farmers saw another year of tight margins and a decrease in total farm assets and net farm worth.

Farm safety group picture
October 3, 2019

Progressive Agriculture Farm Safety Day was held at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, September 24th with over 250 students, teachers, adult volunteers and presenters in attendance.  All 7th grade students from the Edgewood-Colesburg, Maquoketa Valley, and West Delaware School Districts attended.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County along with many area sponsors partnered together to provide the educational safety lessons. 

September 19, 2019

The 33rd Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar will be held on Thursday, October 24th at the Best Western Plus Hotel, 3100 Dodge Street, Dubuque, Iowa, from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.   This year’s focus is on market outlooks for livestock, grains and dairy along with the issues of the farm technology, farm stress and tax laws affecting agriculture.

 

 

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Artists Inspire Iowans, Celebrate State Parks

Jennifer Drinkwater and Clark Colby are artists, Iowa State faculty and program specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach. They are participating in Iowa's 20 Artists, 20 Parks project commemorating the 100th anniversary of Iowa State Parks during 2020.

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