County News

August 17, 2020

Our county fair may have looked a little different this year, but we appreciate all the hard work and help that our volunteers, parents and exhibitors have given to make the 2020 4-H/FFA fair a success!

August 4, 2020

COVID Recovery Iowa, in collaboration with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is hosting COVID Ag Updates: Focus on Resilience. These 60-minute weekly updates from agriculture specialists will be held via Zoom on Monday evenings in August and September.

Iowa Concern Hotline 1-800-447-1985
June 2, 2020

Whether you are facing legal, financial, stress or worried about a crisis or disaster in your family, Iowa Concern Line has resources for you.

4-H T-Shirt Order Form
May 1, 2020

Dubuque County 4-H t-shirts are now available to order from the Dubuque County Extension Office. 

February 25, 2019

Several farms will be providing fresh local food to eaters in Dubuque County through a type of partnership called Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA. Check out the CSA's available this year for Dubuque!

December 6, 2018

Is the money always gone before the month ends? Is buying a car – or anything else – only a dream, because you just can’t afford it? Anyone who answers yes to these questions may benefit from a spending plan, says Mary Weinand, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

June 12, 2018

Ames, Iowa - Suicide has been prominently in the news with the recent deaths of well-known celebrities. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), suicide is a major public health problem and a leading cause of death in the United States.

March 20, 2018

An online course has been designed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to provide farmers and agribusinesses the information needed to better manage weeds in crop fields.

February 15, 2017

Check out presentations, and other resources complementing workshops and lectures given at the 2017 Tri-State Local Food Summit at Sinsinawa Mound on February 11th. 

Picture of kids gardening
January 23, 2017

Interested in building a school garden or integrating gardening education into the core curriculum? Check out our new School Garden 101 training program for teachers, school faculty, and community volunteers to see how you can build a strong team and take the next steps towards achieving a successful educational garden!

Local Food
October 5, 2016

Institutional demand for local food has grown greatly in the past few years. However, many barriers to increased institutional sourcing still exist. Find helpful resources and information about The Dubuque Eats Well Farm-to-Insitution Working Group here.

May 23, 2016

Explore a variety of resources including research-based curriculem to start or expand gardening and local foods education for kids at your school or community-based youth program!

September 1, 2015

DUBUQUE – The emerald ash borer (EAB), a highly destructive insect of ash trees has been confirmed in Dubuque, Iowa. 

March 24, 2014

We have copies of educational videos that are FREE for you to check out and view yourself or show to a group. Read this story for more details about our latest offerings about cover crops and wetlands conservation.

Key Links of Interest for Farmers, Landowners, & Dairy News
July 1, 2013

Looking for information on Land Rental Rates, Land Values, or Pasture Rental? Check out this page for the latest info.

Iowa State University Logo for 4-H Youth Development
November 15, 2019

Resources for the new 4-H club financial policy.

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