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ISU Howard County Extension and Outreach will be celebrating their Centennial this Summer 2016. 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Howard County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make our county a better place to live. You’ll be amazed at what we do.

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Manure applicator training for commerical or confinement and commerical pesticide applicator continuing ed reshows will be held each Friday at either 8:30 or 1:00.  You must call and register at least one day in advance.  If no registrations are received, the program will not be shown. 
Howard County Resource Directory - a collaborative effort by the Howard County Interagency Group to provide a quick resource guide with pertinent contacts.
Howard County Barn Quilts
Check out the Corn and Soybean test results at the Iowa Crop Performance Testing Page.
Farm Analysis information called FINPAK - check it out.

County News

September 20, 2016

Farm Safety Week is September 18-24, 2016.

September 19, 2016

Commercial  and public pesticide applicators with categories 2 (Forest Pest Control), 5 (Aquatic Pest Control), 6 (Right-of-Way Pest Control) and 10 (Research and Demonstration) are encouraged to attend.

September 19, 2016

In rural Iowa small gamebirds like Hungarian partridge, bobwhite quail, or ring-necked pheasant are a common and welcome sight.  During August the wildlife biologists were surveying these populations and recentlly released their report.

September 13, 2016

The annual Forestry Field Day will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Yellow River State Forest in Allamakee County

September 13, 2016

The 30th Annual Lender's Seminar will be held October 25 in Dubuque, Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

September 20, 2016 12:21 PM

Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County...

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