County News

April 6, 2016

The Allamakee County Master Gardeners will be hosting a plant sale at the Allamakee County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 14 from 8:00 am -1:00 pm.

April 6, 2016

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

April 6, 2016

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! 

April 6, 2016

The 4-H club booth theme for the 2016 Allamakee County Fair is.......

March 22, 2016

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

March 15, 2016

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 2016 Allamakee County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair.

March 8, 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.

March 4, 2016

Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities, in partnership with the Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative (FFI), announced today plans to host community leaders from throughout the Midwest with an interactive three-day workshop, “Leadership for Community Health Improvement.” The goal of the program is to share best practices in community health innovation to bring about improvement initiatives to improve the health and wellness of local communities.

March 2, 2016

The Market Derby Poultry class is back!
Join us for a poultry workshop on Saturday, May 7 at 11:00 a.m. at the Extension Office.

February 1, 2016

High School students here is information on county, state and school scholarships.
Allamakee County 4-H Scholarship is for youth in Allamakee County.

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!

May 7, 2014

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

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.

August 3, 2012

Bring the lid of your pressure canner and we will test it for you to see that the guage is accurate.

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