County News

March 10, 2015

Alliant Energy and ISU Extension are teaming up to offer Alliant Energy customers to purchase trees for $25.00 each.

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

Modeled after the competition at the Iowa State Fair, this fun event is coming to northeast Iowa!  Teams of 3 will complete in three challenges.

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

The Allamakee County Cattlemen’s Association will be having a bull breeding soundness exam (fertility semen check) Both beef and dairy producers are encouraged to have their bulls checked. All area producers are welcome to participate.

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 18, 2015

Families throughout Northeast Iowa are invited to attend the Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival on Thursday, April 30, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Northeast Iowa Community College Wilder Business Center, 1625 Highway 150 South, Calmar, Iowa. The festival is free and open to the public.

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 14, 2015

Allamakee County Extension has certified community volunteers offering free tax help to people.  They can inform taxpayers about special tax credits for which they may qualify such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled.

January 9, 2015

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December 11, 2014

Iowa dairy producers have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues at the 2015 ISU Extension Dairy Days hosted by Iowa State University Extension specialists. The program is scheduled at seven eastern Iowa locations between Jan. 20 and Feb. 6.

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!

September 9, 2014

Women with an interest in grain and livestock marketing are invited to join the 2014-2015 Women Agricutlure Marketing Club which will meet in monthly in Cresco.  Meetings will cover calculating cost of production, crop insurance, 2014 Farm Bill crop commodity programs, and marketing tools.

May 7, 2014

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

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