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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.
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County News

January 12, 2018

Grant Writing 101 will be hosted at the Sioux Center Library on Feb. 27 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Representatives of nonprofits, local government and schools are invited to attend. The workshop will provide hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications.  

December 27, 2017

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach invites area residents to attend a workshop focused on improving swine management and extending the life of hog buildings and facilities. The workshops will be hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach Agricultural Engineering Specialist Kris Kohl and Swine Specialist Dave Stender.

December 13, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach is currently accepting applications for three summer educator positions in the areas of STEM, Robotics and Family and Consumer Sciences. These three individuals will serve Lyon, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee Counties from May 23, 2018 through August 15, 2018. For first review, a cover letter, resume and three professional references must be submitted to Ben Pullen by Wednesday, February 7, 2018. 

February 20, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach and Pheasants Forever (PF) will host a workshop focused on creating habitat for Monarchs and pollinators. The program is free and open to the public, and will be held Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Northwest Iowa Community College, Building A, Room 117 in Sheldon. 

January 30, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host two seed starting demonstrations and a seed swap event on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sioux Center Public Library. The event is free and open to the public. Individuals are invited to stop in anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The seed starting demos will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

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February 20, 2018 01:35 PM

Area hay and forage producers are invited to attend the 35th annual Eastern Iowa Hay Producers Association meeting and conference on...

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