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County News

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May 26, 2020

Financial help is available for producers impacted by the price declines and additional marketing costs associated with COVID-19. To help explain how the program works, a pair of specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and specialists with the Farm Service Agency in Iowa will hold a public webinar May 29, from 11:00-noon. 

May 19, 2020

Farmers face financial uncertainty almost each year, with unexpected changes in the markets and unpredictable weather events.  Last year, farmers across the Midwest dealt with record rainfall and flooding. This year, they’re dealing with low commodity prices that have crept even lower amid the market disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 19, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County is pleased to announce the hiring of new staff member, Sara Baumgartner.  Baumgartner will serve as the county K-12 Youth Education Coordinator.  Sara is originally from Strawberry Point, IA and went to high school at Starmont. She is a 2020 graduate from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in Public Health & Education/Health Promotion.  Sara joined the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff on May 12th. 

May 7, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach supports a number of youth programs in Delaware County, including the 4-H program. Each year, ISU Extension in Delaware County administers a number of scholarships to honor outstanding 4-H members who are graduating from high school. These scholarships winners are selected through a competitive process which is based on the student’s record of 4-H activities, scholastic record and participation, goals and future plans, and character.

May 7, 2020

Gardening in containers is a great option for individuals living in apartments and homeowners who don’t have a suitable site for a traditional garden, according to horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.





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