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County News

January 13, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County is seeking qualified candidates for our current opening as K-12 Youth Education Coordinator.   The K-12 Youth Education Coordinator will work with youth, volunteers, community partners, and professionals to plan, implement, and evaluate a progressive series of educational programs and experiences that work toward multiple life skill outcomes (leadership, citizenship, communications, personal life management and knowledge).  Our priorities include: enrichment learning experiences and capacity building for positive youth development in school and in out of school settings.  This position is 40 hours per week.  Some occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

advanced calving clinic
January 16, 2020

Dairy and beef producers are invited to attend one of two advanced calving clinics in mid-February. ISU beef specialist Denise Schwab said anyone who attends will learn something new at the clinic regardless of experience with calving out cows. Both clinics will be held on Monday, Feb. 17. The first will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Edgewood at the Edgewood Event Center. The second will run from 5 to 10 p.m. in Dysart at the Dysart Community Building.


 

cow and calf
January 16, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host Boots in the Barn, a program for women beef producers, in February and March in Independence. Boots in the Barn is a three-part series for women involved in their beef cattle operation. Program dates are Feb. 27, March 5 and March 12. 

January 8, 2020

The program starts on Thursday, February 6 at the Country Junction in Dyersville. The class meets for six consecutive mornings from 9:00 a.m.-Noon with a light lunch served when the program concludes at noon.

January 8, 2020

Iowa dairy producers have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues during 2020 Dairy Days events hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists. The program is scheduled at five eastern Iowa locations between Jan. 20 and Feb. 6.

 

 

 

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