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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

Chronic Wasting Disease Deer
October 20, 2016

The latest information is just out onn chronic wasting disease for hunters, farmers and landowners.

October 17, 2016

Truly honored to have Dr. Ruth and her assistant Mary visit in Cresco on October 11, 2016.

October 12, 2016

Series will be for beginning and early-career farmers looking for an edge in managing and growing their business.

October 5, 2016

A three part Wellness Series of workshops will be held in Howard County in November 2016 focusing on healthy habits and tasty meals that meet dietary guidelines.

September 26, 2016

Howard-Winneshiek and Riceville School fourth graders participated in this event and had a great learning adventure.

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

October 26, 2016 09:06 AM

Iowan Bob Petrzelka recently was elected north central region president of the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching...

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