County News

June 16, 2016

Those of us who work on food and farming systems know we’re facing a serious crisis in farm country as fewer young people are able to step into farming operations. We know that beginning farmers face an uphill battle and are in critical need of support.

June 14, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Allamakee County Office  is hosting the seventh annual “Growing Season” webinar series at Waukon, Iowa during (June, July and August). Gardeners will learn about benefits of shade in landscape, tree problems, and native garden insects.
 

June 7, 2016

The Iowa State Fair is August 11-21.  The premium book,  4-H schedule and a ‘how to’ enter for state fair is available online.

May 31, 2016

Space Cookies Day Camp participants will create and launch pop bottle rockets, make egg-o-naut parachutes, and interview a real rocket scientist.   After landing back on earth the kitchen crew will examine cookie flops, discover what went wrong in the cookie factory and do hands-on experiments like gluten balls and exploding marshmallows.

May 31, 2016

Become an Iowa Master Gardener by completing the core training course this fall through an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach County office. Gardeners will learn best practices for choosing plants, designing gardens and managing pests. Classes start at all locations in September 2016.

May 3, 2016

Informational horse links for you to browse. Look for statewide & local upcoming horse events.

May 2, 2016

Spring is here and fresh fruits and vegetables will soon be ready.  The Allamakee Farmers Market in Waukon will start its thirteenth season on Monday, June 6.  Market times will be from 3:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

May 2, 2016

Farmers Markets being held in Waukon & Harpers Ferry, Iowa.

April 6, 2016

The 2016 Open Class Exhibit Building booklet and event listings, now available online!  The Allamakee Master Gardeners look forward to seeing you at the Fair.

April 6, 2016

The 4-H club booth theme for the 2016 Allamakee County Fair is.......

March 15, 2016

All 4-H members wanting to exhibit any beef, dairy, sheep, swine, goat, poultry, or rabbits MUST be Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA) certified to be eligible to show at the 2016 Allamakee County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair.

January 9, 2015

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September 11, 2014

As a member of the Citizenship Club, youth have an opportunity to meet with public officials from federal, city, and county government including mayors, city administrators, and a former member of the secret service.    Don’t miss out on this opportunity—join now!

August 27, 2013

Through the Communities to Community (C2C) program, the ISU Community and Economic Development program is working with Waukon to identify its assets and capacity and create a vision and action plan for long-term economic growth and development.  A new website has been created to collect the reports generated by this process.

April 25, 2013

As part of the Water Quality Initiative for Small Iowa Beef and Dairy Feedlot Operations, a cooperative education and outreach program, the Iowa DNR has made water quality testing kits available through twenty Iowa State University Extension and Outreach County Offices.

September 26, 2012

Youth 10 - 21 years of age are eligible to apply for a youth loan from the Farm Service Agency.

September 6, 2012

Energy efficency in the home is a family matter. Here is a new informational section to help you and your family Go Green! $ave Time and Money$

September 6, 2012

Are you aware of how much energy that big screen television or that old, spare refrigerator in the basement or garage is using? With an Electricity Usage Meter (EUM), you can discover how much electricity your household appliances consume and which appli

August 17, 2012

Food Preservation Publications and Informational Links From ISU Extension and Outreach.

August 3, 2012

Bring the lid of your pressure canner and we will test it for you to see that the guage is accurate.

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