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January 9, 2020

Check this list of private pesticide continuing instruction course (CIC) programs that will be held in and around Northwest Iowa this winter. You do need to preregister for CIC sessions in each county.

January 17, 2020

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach’s annual STEM Fest at Dordt University will open registration on Jan. 22. STEM Fest will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Dordt University in Sioux Center. STEM Fest at Dordt University is open to all area 4th through 8th grade students, but maximum capacity is 200 students. The event offers youth an opportunity to take part in multiple hands-on applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

January 16, 2020

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Women in Agriculture are invited to attend a garden-themed “Galentine’s Day” Party hosted by Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach on Wednesday, Feb. 12 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Sioux County office located at 400 Central Avenue Northwest in Orange City. The program is being hosted as part of the regional Women in Ag group which strives to provide opportunities for education and networking of local Northwest Iowa women in agriculture.

January 16, 2020

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, in partnership with Project STOMP, will offer four free Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings in Northwest Iowa during February and early-March. The training is open to any individuals who work with youth and teens on a daily basis. Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches adults who work with 12-to-18-year-old youth the skills they need to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health issues, including: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and/or substance abuse problems.

January 13, 2020

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will host a five-session webinar entitled “Eye on Employees,” beginning Wednesday, Feb. 5 from noon to 1:00 p.m. The webinars will address the main concerns that farm and, more specifically, dairy employers face. “Extension dairy specialists often get two types of questions concerning labor,” said Fred Hall, Northwest Iowa Dairy Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. “Number one, what is wrong with my hiring process? I can’t get people hired; and number 2, how do I close the ‘revolving door’ of employees coming and going?”

 
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