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2018 Garden to Table Events

 

 

2018 Sioux County Youth Fair Rules Book


 

 

County News

April 25, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture made changes to the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for dairy producers within the Bipartisan Budget Act which was signed into law on February 9th, 2018. These changes included a new signup for 2018 which began April 9th, 2018 and will end on June 1st, 2018. To learn more about the revised Dairy Milk Protection Program (MPP) producers are invited to attend the upcoming webinar on Wednesday, May 2 at 11:30 a.m., CST. The webinar will feature Marin Bozic, University of Minnesota Assistant Professor in Dairy Foods Marketing Economics.

April 24, 2018

Iowa State University will host three Power of Produce (PoP) Clubs at local farmers’ markets this summer. Youth ages 5 through 12 are encouraged to register and participate.

PoP Club is a club that meets at a farmers’ market each week. Through games and activities, PoP Club encourages youth to try new foods and eat healthy.

April 15, 2018

The Multi-County Livestock Workshop will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Rock Rapids. Prior to the workshop, there will be a Last Chance FSQA Training at 4:30 p.m., and Supper provided by the Lyon County Cattlemen and Lyon 4-H Council at 5:45 p.m.

March 2, 2018

4-H youth in grades 6, 7 and 8 are invited to attend "PLUNGE! into 4-H" Camp on April 27-28 at Camp Foster - YMCA near Spirit Lake. Youth will participate in leadership and team building activities, as well as wall climbing, horseback riding, archery, nature hikes, campfires, service projects and more!

March 1, 2016

Need help with meal planning? Kids stressing you out? Looking for some financial guidance? The Human Sciences department from ISU Extension and Outreach wants to help! There are seven active blogs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach featuring these and other topics. 

 
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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

20,000 Meals from the Heartland

Nothing brings people together quite like working shoulder to shoulder in hairnets and packaging 20,000 meals in an hour. During a Meals from the Heartland service project, ISU Extension and Outreach was networking with a purpose to fight hunger.

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