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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Delaware County

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County News

February 2, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County is seeking qualified candidates for the current open position of K-12 Youth Education Coordinator. Applications are due March 2, 2018 to jadeh@iastate.edu.  Find the complete job description and application details here.

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February 19, 2018

Each year the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County Master Gardener’s hold an educational lecture series called “Monday’s in March”.  These presentations are designed to both educate and entertain anyone interested in gardening and growing.  All programs are held at 7:00 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 116 Guetzko Court, in Manchester.  

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February 19, 2018

Delaware County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) team.

February 15, 2018

Last week, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Delaware County finished up an after school program at St. Mary’s School in Manchester. The program was called “Let’s Go Racing!” and was held for three Wednesdays after school for 3rd and 4th graders.

February 14, 2018

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host three Growing Season webcasts this winter. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning about starting vegetable seeds and growing transplants, managing volunteers and building food security partnerships.

 

 

 

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Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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