County News

4-H Kit
April 20, 2020

With Iowa schools shutting their doors for the remainder of the academic year, the Woodbury County 4-H urban after school clubs refused to call it quits.

On Their Own and OK logo
April 16, 2020
AMES, Iowa – “Child saves the day by calling 911” can be a true story when children have adequate education from parents, teachers and community partners in caring for themselves when they are home alone.
Morel
April 15, 2020

Learn to safely identify and forage local mushrooms

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a two-part online workshop in the spring and fall of 2020 for anyone interested in learning more about identifying and foraging local mushrooms. The first spring workshop will be held on May 5 at 6 p.m. and should last about an hour.

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April 9, 2020

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is offering regulatory relief to help first-time pesticide applicators get certified during the 2020 growing season. This comes after the Department and its testing partners canceled several large, in-person testing sessions based on the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines provided by the CDC.

Children watering a garden
April 1, 2020

Looking for something new for the kids to do this summer? Check out the fun and educational camps provided by Woodbury County Extension! With a great selection of activities and research-based curriculum delivered by experienced 4-H Youth Development & Extension staff, your children will be able to expand their horizons and have a great time doing it at any one of our summer camps. Registration is now open. For more information, please call (712) 276-2157.

Virtual Garden Show banner
March 30, 2020

After recently canceling its annual two-day event, the Siouxland Garden Show committee has announced a series of virtual education sessions for the month of April.

March 27, 2020

The Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Trainings for Northwest Iowa have been canceled until further notice. These cancellations include the April 6 training in Sibley, the April 7 training in Sheldon and the April 8 training in George.

Siouxland Garden Show logo
March 13, 2020

The 2020 Siouxland Garden Show has been canceled due to the ongoing global pandemic concerning the spread of COVID-19. 

March 5, 2020

In cooperation with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, ISU Extension and Outreach will host the Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2020 webinar training for new and returning vendors on March 26 and April 15.

January 22, 2020

Producers, agri-business personnel, landowners and other interested parties will have an opportunity to learn about the program election and enrollment process regarding the 2018 Farm Bill, as well as discuss financial decision-making.

November 11, 2019

Registration is open for the 25th Anniversary Centering on Centers Conference! This is a professional development conference for anyone who works with young children birth through age 8. Join us for a high quality, low cost, local educational opportunity.  

2019 Pro-Ag
October 3, 2019

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.

September 3, 2019

A series focused on strategies for using your time, money and skills wisely to save money and prepare nutritious and safe foods.

Woman chopping herbs with knife
August 20, 2019

Learn how to identify and cook with common herbs!

August 16, 2019

November 21, 10 am - 12 pm at the Woodbury County Extension office in Sioux City

Farm to Fork Dinner: Oscar Carl Vineyard
August 9, 2019

Made with fresh, local ingredients straight from the farm!

Master Conservationist
July 17, 2019

Course will provide hands-on interaction with Iowa’s rich natural resources.

July 1, 2019

Communicating respectfully in a diverse world.

Siouxland Bike-N-Bite
May 22, 2019

Connect on two wheels with folks who are excited about fresh, local flavors!

May 10, 2019

USDA and ISU Extension and Outreach to host free public informational meeting on cropland or livestock affected by the March floods.

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