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County News

November 21, 2019

Delaware County 4-H is celebrating a huge milestone of success.  For the 2018-19 4-H year Delaware County enrollment climbed to the 4th highest enrollment across the state of Iowa with a total of 427 4-H members.  Out of 100 county 4-H programs, Delaware County had the highest 4-H membership behind Polk, Woodbury, and Story counties.

Turkey talk
November 21, 2019

We are heading into the holiday season- family dinners, parties, and other gatherings where food is served are definitely part of the holiday cheer. The merriment can change to misery if your turkey, stuffing, or other food makes you or others ill.

DQB team
November 21, 2019

The Delaware County 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl recently represented Iowa, earning 3rd place in the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest in Louisville, KY.  Team members were Amber Engelken (captain), Lauren Goldsmith, Sarah Goedken, and Tara Goedken. 

dairy goat
November 13, 2019

The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will host “Fine-Tuning Your Dairy Goat Management” as a part of their annual Dairy Directions program on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Keystone AEA in Elkader. 

Pest
November 13, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Delaware County office will host a Pest Control Operators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

 

 

 

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