County News

April 7, 2014

The 2014 Open Class Exhibit Building booklet and event listings, now available online!  The Allamakee Master Gardeners look forward to seeing you at the Fair.

April 1, 2014

T-shirt orders are due April 25; estimated delivery date is June 1.

March 31, 2014

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

March 27, 2014

A group of volunteer gardeners, along with several enthusiastic children, have worked diligently at the Postville School Garden and the 4-H Garden Club.  The project has continued to grow over the past several years.

March 27, 2014

4-H Food Stand Manager at Allamakee County Fair for ISUEO- Allamakee County Extension.   Seasonal position to manage 4-H food stand at county fair, July 16-20, 2014 in Waukon. 

March 13, 2014

Enter your garden in the Allamakee County Fair Home Judged Garden Class! This project may consist of a vegetable or flower garden in your backyard or community garden.

March 13, 2014

Wondering when local fairs are taking place. When is the deadline for projects, fair forms, etc.........

March 13, 2014

The 2014 Expressions Day has been set for Sunday, June 29 at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waukon.

March 4, 2014

The 4-H club booth theme for the 2014 Allamakee County Fair is.......

February 25, 2014

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

February 25, 2014

Northeast Iowa is planning an exciting festival of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities students and their families.  This free event, which takes place at the Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Wilder Business Center

February 25, 2014

4-H'ers must be The Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA) Program (FSQA) certified if they want to sell animals at the Allamakee County Livestock Auction, show dairy animals or exhibit at the Iowa State Fair.

January 30, 2014

A needs assessment completed by ISU Extension and Outreach has identified the future program priorities for the organization in northeast Iowa.   The survey gathered information from Region 4, which consists of Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties.

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.

December 20, 2013

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2014.

November 4, 2013

Stitch This!  4-H Saturday Sewing Club will be meeting on the following dates & times.

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.

May 24, 2013

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

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.

March 2, 2013

The Convergence Partnership has awarded $50,000 to the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque to support its work building healthier, more equitable communities. This unique project is collaboration between the Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative, ISU Extension and Outreach and CFGD. 

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