County News

May 11, 2017

Summer Day Camp Registration is open!  Becky Rea, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Allamakee County, K-12 Program Coordinator has some great camp opportunities for youth in grades K-5.

May 11, 2017

The Dairy Parade will be held in Waukon, Iowa on Monday, June 5 at 7:30 PM.

May 11, 2017

4-H'ers can demonstrate their communications skills and personal style at the annual Expressions Day set for Sunday, June 25.  The deadline to register for this great event is June 1.

May 9, 2017

The Allamakee County 4-H Council is an elite group of senior 4-H members who use their leadership skills to plan community service projects, lead educational workshops, and host many countywide 4-H activities.

May 9, 2017

As a declining number of Monarch butterflies migrate through the central United States each year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering a new incentive for farmers to help increase their breeding habitat.

May 9, 2017

Upper Explorerland partnered with the Ride Right Committee and ISU Extension and Outreach to bring the bike rodeo to East and West Elementary and Waterville’s Kids Club. 

May 8, 2017

The event will offer the opportunity to attend workshops about technical and financial assistance available for farm energy projects and time to meet with local contractors.

May 4, 2017

Spring has arrived and as we start enjoying our favorite outdoor activities, don’t let your fun be ruined by ticks. Although it is difficult to make predictions on the severity of ticks in a given season, the University of Minnesota predicts that because of our mild winter, we may experience a year of above average tick numbers.

May 2, 2017

If you've completed 8th grade, you're eligible to attend. You don't even have to be in 4-H to attend this conference! 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.

April 28, 2017

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

April 28, 2017

Spring is a time for renewal and growth, and it’s also an excellent time for new beginnings. Planting a new tree (or trees) is a great way to create a legacy that can last for generations on a landscape.

April 27, 2017

“Although bullying is a common part of childhood, it isn’t ‘normal.’ It’s a serious problem that can limit the ability of children, both those who bully and their victims, to progress academically, socially and emotionally…”

April 26, 2017

Saturday Clover Kids wrapped up their year with some fun in the sun!  Youth made their own bubble blowers out of pipe cleaners and mixed up homemade bubbles. 

April 25, 2017

One fun-filled day of learning for children who are 6-14 years of age.  Are invited to register for the Safety Day Camp on Thursday, June 8.  Registration Deadline is Thursday, May 18.

April 19, 2017

Express Yourself at Expressions Day Workshop

What is Expressions Day? Join Erika Johnson and other County Council members for an interactive workshop.

April 17, 2017

Managing pests helps produce high yields and quality grain in Iowa fields

April 13, 2017

The 2017 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference will be held on June 14 and 15 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. This premier conference will focus on nutrition and management topics to improve cow performance, and foot and cow health.

April 11, 2017

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 2017 Allamakee County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair.

April 10, 2017

The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the honor society of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recently honored four “Friends of Extension.” Geode Forestry, Inc., There were three volunteers recognized during the Epsilon Sigma Phi 2017 awards ceremony March 26.

April 6, 2017

Citizenship Regional Focus is a 4-H citizenship program for middle school and high school youth.  4-H delegates from Allamakee and Winneshiek Counties committed and participated in a two-year program. The program is aimed at enriching young people’s lives by expanding their appreciation and respect for themselves and others in the world.

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