County News

October 19, 2016

What are the most common food allergies? Learn the signs and symptoms of food allergies and common food allergens for children. Practice altering menus to avoid food allergens and reading labels to identify food allergens. This program is for parents as much as child care providers. Please join us on Tuesday, Nov 8th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Palo Alto Extension Office. Cost is $15 to attend. Please call 712-852-2865 to register.

October 19, 2016

Come listen to Karen Schwaller's inspirational and funny stories about life on a rural Iowa farm. You won't want to miss this evening. Karen shares stories about life through that agricultural lens. Cost is $15 which includes a meal. To register call 712-852-2865.

October 19, 2016

Pro Ag Fall Outlook Forums will occur Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016. 8:30am in Spencer at the Spencer School Administration Building (phone: 712-262-2264) or 1:30pm in Lemars at the ISU Extension and Outreach Plymouth County (phone: 712-546-7835). Cost is $20 for those who pre-register or $25 walk in.

October 12, 2016

Emmet County 4-H is searching for a leader for our Shoot Sports Group!

September 27, 2016

Need a Continuing Instruction Course for your Pesticide Applicators Certification? Now available at the Emmet County Extension Office.

August 22, 2016

The 4th Annual Glowing 4-H Foot Race is Saturday, October 1st at 7:30 PM! The race will kick-off at the Emmet County Fairgrounds.

August 12, 2016

Fall award applications, scholarship applications, and record books are due Thursday, September 1st to your club leaders.

July 28, 2016

Click below to get results from the emmet county fair.

Emmet County 4-H/FFA Fair Results:

https://fairentry.com/Fair/Results/588?hierarchyEntityToken=13725e39-b056-4111-8051-56a8d43d935b

July 26, 2016

Emmet County is accepting applications for an Office Assistant.

July 5, 2016

A Farmland Leasing and Land Values workshop will be held at Immaculate Conception Parish Center in Graettinger at 9 am on Aug 17.  

July 5, 2016

The Finances of Caregiving provides materials to assist caregivers in protecting their assets and prepare for their retirement while providing care. This five-week program, beginning September 1, will meet Thursdays at the Estherville Public Library  from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.  A $20 registreation fee covers the cost of a binder and printed materials. 

July 5, 2016

Created by the industry for the industry, the ServSafe® food safety training program is one of the industry’s strongest educational programs. It is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

June 21, 2016

The Emmet County Extension Office will be having a Clock 4-H Workshop on July 13th from 8:30 a.m. until noon at Emmet County Fairgrounds.

June 6, 2016

Cinnamon Roll Workshop will be held on June 27th from 9:00 AM to Noon at the United Methodist Church.

June 6, 2016

No Sew Blanket Workshop is set for July 6th from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the First Presbyterian Church in Estherville.

June 6, 2016

Interested in being on the Emmet County Council or Intermediate Council? Applications are NOW availabe in our office and are due JULY 31st!

May 23, 2016

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Office in Emmet County is offering summer day camps for area youth again this summer.  The deadline to register is June 3rd

May 19, 2016

Students attended the EPAK program at the Palo Alto County Fairground in Emmetsburg, IA to learn about segments of the agricultural indsutry, which impact their lives.

April 20, 2016

The 2016 4-H Clover Knowledge Escapade (communication showcase) took place on Sunday, April 17th at 2:00 p.m. held at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  At this event Emmet County 4-H’ers get to try their hand at presenting by participating in: Extemporaneous Speaking, Educational Presentations, Share-The-Fun acts and Working Exhibits.

April 5, 2016

This year Emmet County celebrates 100 years of organized county extension work. This long-established partnership with Iowa State University provides local citizens with access to education and university research across a wide range of disciplines and issues. In 1916, Emmet County farmers and Iowa State established the basis for this partnership that extends Iowa’s land grant university throughout the state.

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