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October 8, 2019

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host its annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Meetings on November 11 at Sioux City and Spirit Lake. At each meeting, ISU Extension and Outreach will offer valuable, research-based information key to best-outcome 2020 agricultural decisions. The programs are designed to help farmers, ag businesses, ag lenders and landowners plan ahead for the upcoming growing and marketing season.

September 25, 2019

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Sioux County will host Continuing Instruction Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators at their office in Orange City. The programs are provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) and can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

September 18, 2019

Growing older is the greatest risk factor for acquiring Parkinson’s Disease and many people live with symptoms for several years before being diagnosed. To provide more resources on the topic, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host A Journey Through Parkinson’s Disease on Oct. 8, 15 and 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Orange City.

September 17, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is currently accepting applicants for the Robotics, STEM and Cooking & the Arts Summer Educators. This individual will serve Lyon, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee Counties from May 20, 2020 through August 12, 2020. Submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to Beth Bunkers at bbunkers@iastate.edu by Friday, November 15. 

October 17, 2019

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training on Nov. 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County office in Orange City. The training sessions are for fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs).

 
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