Emmet County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

Let your adventure begin! Explore your interests.

Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Get Parenting Information "Just In Time Parenting"

Have a gardening question? Let the Hortline help you answer it.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Emmet County

Emmet County Extension brings the University to you, providing families with resources and educational opportunties. When you need to make decisons that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension for research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.

Annual Leaders Training for Tues., January 17th is postponed due to road conditions. It will be moved to Mon., February 27th at 6:00 pm.

OFFICE HOURS: ISU Extension and Outreach Emmet County office is open Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

County News

January 18, 2017

Did you miss the Private Pesticide Trainings in Graettinger? Here is a list of the upcoming trainings around the state.

January 5, 2017

Beef is a year-round favorite, from grilling burgers in the summer, to enjoying a hearty stew in the winter.  4-H and FFA youth in grades 4 – 12  are invited to join us for the 2017 Northwest Iowa Beef Bonanza on Saturday, February 4 from 10 am – 4 pm at the Iowa Lakes Community College Campus in Emmetsburg.

December 22, 2016

Clover Kids is a FUN 4-H program for children in kindergarten through third grade, in which they will participate in hands-on activities to help build different life skills. The program will be run from February to May in which we will meet one day each month.

December 19, 2016

Are you a 4-H livestock exhibitor? New changes to the Vet. Feed Directive may impact your decisons for the upcoming year. 

December 13, 2016

We will be holding a Cupcake Workshop on Wednesday, December 28th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm for ALL Emmet County 4-H’ers. It will be held at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong. Do you like to bake? Do you love sweets?


Be the first to know! Join our email list to receive information about upcoming events, programs, and workshops.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

Read More

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 20, 2017 12:30 PM

It’s no secret that the farm economy has faced a downturn since its peak in 2012. But how has the downturn affected farmers,...

Share |