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            FSQA Training scheduled

 Once again, we are in partnership with Dordt College’s Department of Ag. They will be leading this 2 hour session for our 4-6th graders 4-H’ers who are showing livestock this year and we will also have a room set aside for 7th & 10th graders to come and test! 

FSQA training will be held February 20 and 22, 2018, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Please register online at Those showing Dogs and Horses do not need to attend FSQA.

County News

January 25, 2018

Local businesses and organizations are invited to attend or send employees to a two-hour workshop entitled “How to Turn Travelers into Customers.” Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host the workshop on March 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Prairie Winds Event Center in Orange City.The workshop is especially designed for small business managers, community tourism leaders and frontline employees who interact with community visitors, including retail, convenience stores, restaurants, attractions and lodging.  

January 25, 2018

The Youth Program Summer Assistant supports Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with the preparation and delivery of summer educational programs. Primary responsibilities include support and coordination of K-12 youth programs, especially summer day camps as part of the 4-H Youth Development Program to improve the effectiveness and efficient delivery of programming to the citizens and youth of Sioux County. 

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. 

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