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County News

November 14, 2019

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host Annie’s Project: Farm Business Management for six Thursdays beginning Jan. 23 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Milford. The six-session course is designed to guide women in making decisions for their farm or agribusiness, and empowers farm and ranch women who want to be more knowledgeable about their agricultural enterprises.

September 25, 2019

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dickinson County will host Continuing Instruction Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators at their office located at the Fairgrounds (1600 15th Street) in Spirit Lake. The programs are provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) and can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

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November 6, 2019

Check out the November 4-H Newsletter for upcoming events and information!

November 4, 2019

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Beef Quality Assurance Transportation is the latest certification needed for beef cattle haulers and producers who deliver cattle to major packing plants. The BQA Transportation program has several objectives with the key components being to provide for transporter safety, to deliver cattle in a timely manner and to provide the most comfortable transportation for the animals.

October 31, 2019

The inevitable happens to all of us, but we can plan for it. Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host Stay Independent: Planning for the Inevitableon Dec. 19, from noon to 1:00 p.m., at the Lakes Area Senior Center (2101 Zenith Ave., Spirit Lake). The one-hour program is free and open to the public.

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