County News

March 2, 2015

The 4-H club booth theme for the 2015 Allamakee County Fair is.......

March 1, 2015

Mark your calendars for the upcoming sheep and meat goat weigh-in for the Allamakee County Fair.

February 27, 2015

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 2015 Allamakee County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair.

February 23, 2015

You will get to experience campus life, and meet new people from across the state! You will be having fun while learning by doing, dancing the nights away, and serving the community. You will get to learn new things to take back to your community and school, and in the process you might even discover something new about yourself! 

February 23, 2015

There are two ways that 4-H & FFA members can identify hogs for the Swine Show at the Allamakee County Fair.

February 23, 2015

This year's calendar captures the sense of playfulness found in many gardens. Take a whimsical journey through the seasons in photography, verse, and quippy garden quotes.

February 13, 2015

Are you interested in saving money, contributing to the vibrancy of your community and reducing carbon emissions? Are you interested in installing SOLAR or renewable energy? Then it's time to think about a Farm Energy Plan.

February 10, 2015

No matter how close or far Iowans are from retirement, the new “Retirement: Secure Your Future” Web page from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will help them prepare, said Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life.

January 27, 2015

What can a baby see right after birth? How much should a 1-year-old eat? Should a 3-year-old have a hearing test? These and many more questions keep parents awake at night wondering how they can be a better parent to their children, said Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Fortunately, a free and easily accessible resource is available just in time to provide some answers.

January 9, 2015

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December 8, 2014

A new report points to strong economic impacts of local food in Iowa – more than $22 million in sales at the farm gate and at least 171 new jobs over the past two years – and explains how local food coordinators are contributing to this growth in their communities.

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!

May 7, 2014

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

January 19, 2014

A new and innovative partnership between county extension councils and Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) will expand duties for two local Extension staff members.

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.

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