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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.

County News

October 16, 2014

Holiday spending and meal preparation can be a source of stress.  Planning ahead can make it a time of cheer for everyone.  Join ISU Extension on November 4th and 11th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Emmet Extension and Outreach office for a series designed to increase your health and wealth while reducing holiday stress.

October 16, 2014

Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held across northwest Iowa to explain options available under the new Farm Bill.

October 16, 2014

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family life program specialist and Iowa Concern Hotline coordinator. Contact Iowa Concern Hotline to talk or chat online with stress counselors, seek out legal education and other appropriate resources.

October 16, 2014

A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach illustrates the results of the collaborative efforts of three ISU farms to measure the propane and electricity used for grain drying during the 2013 harvest season.

October 15, 2014

Several Emmet County 4-H equestrians earned  honors at the Equestrian Team Competition 4-H Horse Show held Saturday, September 27th at the Emmet County Fairgrounds in Estherville. 


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