County News

August 15, 2016

Allamakee County 4-H youth who participated at the Iowa State Fair.  This is updated as we get results in.

August 15, 2016

Allamakee County 4-H youth showed livestock during the Iowa State Fair.  This is updated as we get results in.

August 12, 2016

We will be hosting a hands on 4-H Record Book Workshop on Thursday, September 1 RSVP by August 30.

August 12, 2016

Regional 4-H Citizenship Project is open to all 4-H Intermediate and Senior-age members choosing to participate.  This 2-year project commitment, come to the find out meeting to learn more.

August 8, 2016

Are you prepared for implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive on January 1, 2017? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Farm Bureau, and the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association are partnering to offer an educational series about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Iowa veterinarians, livestock producers, and feed industry personnel are invited to participate.

August 8, 2016

As August arrives, families begin to think about “back to school” routines. Cindy Thompson, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist, suggests making family meetings a routine all year long.

August 1, 2016

A new specialty license plate is now available throughout Iowa for passenger vehicles, trucks and trailers. The license plate recognizes the important role that agriculture plays in the state economy.

August 1, 2016

Beneficial insects will be introduced next week at Mount Hosmer City Park in Lansing for the biocontrol of emerald ash borer (EAB). These very small stingless wasps target and kill EAB, a devastating exotic pest of ash trees.

July 27, 2016

Tumbleweed Welding, Lansing, IA challenged Allamakee County 4-H’ers on their welding exhibits.

July 19, 2016

The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation is honored to host world renowned soil ecologist Dr. Jill Clapperton for a day-long soil health workshop at the Norman Borlaug boyhood farm near Cresco on Saturday, August 13 from 10:00-2:30. 

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.

January 9, 2015

$cholarship$ that may be for YOU!  I will be updating the information as it comes in.

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! $ave Time and Money$

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