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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Lyon County

Lyon County is located in the far Northwest corner of Iowa, with many unique cooperative working relationships with bordering South Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska.
 
Take some time to explore our site and learn how ISU Extension and Outreach is Building a Strong Iowa.

County News

October 7, 2020

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. The program “What does this season’s corn silage look like?” features a presentation from Neal Wininger, Feed and Forage Consultant, Dairyland Labs Arcadia, Wisconsin. Wininger will discuss what the lab analysis from this year's corn silage samples are telling him about the quality of the crop and what producers can anticipate about how it will convert into milk in the tank.

September 30, 2020

Registration Now Open for Upcoming Seminar
Due to COVID-19 concerns, The Siouxland and Tri-State Agricultural Lenders Seminars have been combined into one virtual seminar set for Tuesday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lenders who serve agricultural clients - especially those who work with dairymen across the Upper Midwest - are encouraged to attend as the seminar will focus on market outlooks for livestock, grains and dairy, plus include a focus on exports and trade issues.
September 22, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is currently accepting applicants for the Robotics, STEM and Cooking & the Arts Summer Educators. These three individuals will serve Lyon, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee Counties from May 17, 2021 through August 6, 2021. Submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to Beth Bunkers at bbunkers@iastate.edu by Sunday, November 1. 

September 9, 2020

To continue Clover Kids programming while following guidance for social distancing, we will offer Clover Kids Crates. Each month’s crate will include materials needed for take-home activities with optional virtual components, which will replace our in-person Clover Kids sessions for 2020-2021. The crates will focus on hands-on learning activities for 2nd and 3rd grade youth. 

January 16, 2019

Lyon County Extension will reshow both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs on the second Thursday of each month, beginning March of each current year, for those that were unable to attend a workshop.

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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