County News

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.

March 29, 2016

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself.  If you take good care of yourself, you will be better prepared to take good care of your loved one.

March 18, 2016

Emmet County youth are encourage to sign up for one of the following open classes:

  • Open Bucket Bottle Calf Project
  • Open Bucket Bottle Lamb Project
  • Open Pet Project
March 7, 2016

On Monday, February 22 a group of women in agriculture gathered at Iowa Lakes Community College to network and to hear the featured speaker, FarmHer, Marji Guyler-Alaniz. 

February 25, 2016

FREE BROILERS PROJECT—Any Emmet County 4-H members who has never participated in the poultry project area before are encouraged to be part of the Emmet County 4-H Foundation Broiler Project.

February 23, 2016

What is one of the most important things that 4-H Alumni say they have learned from their years in 4-H? You guessed it-Communication Skills. Why now try your communication skills this year? It's fun and easy! The experience will last you a lifetime.

February 3, 2016
December 30, 2015

At ISU Extension and Outreach, we work to bring you research-based education. When you attend one of our interactive childcare trainings, you know you are getting trustworthy information so that you can make informed decisions about the children in your care.

October 16, 2015

The Ag Decision Maker website has updated information on various types of leases and forms to make farm lease negotiations easier for farmers and renters.

September 14, 2015

Iowa parents are learning ways to grow and strengthen their families through the “Together We Can” program offered by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. This program includes eight interactive lessons that focus on creating a healthy future for Iowa families.

September 2, 2015

The Iowa 4-H Foundation sponsors the annual Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. Counties nominate volunteers, community leaders, and Extension staff members who have exemplified outstanding service and dedication to the 4-H youth program in their county. Only one individual or couple per county can be nominated each year. Inductees can be recognized posthumously.

August 28, 2015

The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2014 Summary Report indicates that fewer than half of the farmers surveyed have identified successors for their farm operations.

August 28, 2015

As harvest approaches, propane is a key ingredient for anyone using a high-temperature system to dry corn. A case study conducted by Mark Hanna, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help farmers as they plan for harvest and winter storage.

August 28, 2015

Over the last 40 years, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's AnswerLine hotline has become a highly trusted resource for the people of Iowa, and is always looking for ways to reach new audiences.

August 17, 2015

When a grandparent has dementia, the grandchildren may not understand why grandma or grandpa is becoming forgetful, mom or dad is stressed out and everything is different than it used to be. However, parents can help their young children and adolescents learn to cope, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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