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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Delaware County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension and Outreach builds partnerships, meets local needs, improves quality of life and helps make our county a better place to live. You can rely on your dedicated Iowa State University and Delaware County Extension staff for unbiased, research based information and educational services in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Community and Economic Development, Human Sciences and 4-H Youth Development.

County News

September 13, 2018

Chrysanthemums reach their peak when most annuals and perennials are winding down for the season. Mums offer gardeners a wide range of colors and flower forms and only require moderate maintenance. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists tell how to get the most enjoyment out of mums. Gardeners with additional questions should contact Hortline at or 515-294-3801.

farm pic
September 13, 2018

The 32nd Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar will be held on Wednesday, 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 bill, farm stress and the Ag Decision-Maker tool.

September 7, 2018

During the fall semester, ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County, will be hosting five School’s Out Day Camps throughout the county that will cover a wide range of educational and fun topics! Each camp will be from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Anthony March award
September 7, 2018

Delaware County 4-Her Anthony March was selected for a special award sponsored by the International Harvester Collector’s Club Chapter 5. Youth who exhibited projects related to IH/Farmall tractors, farm equipment, or other items in the IH brand family in any class at the state fair were eligible to participate through an application process.

livestock judging
September 4, 2018

On Saturday, August 25th, two Delaware County Livestock Judging Teams competed at the 4-H State Livestock Judging Contest at the Hansen Learning Center on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames.




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