Howard County

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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.
2016 Stakeholder Report - Howard County

County News

June 23, 2017

The 4H and FFA Rabbit show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco.

June 23, 2017

The 2017 4H and FFA Swine Show was held on Friday, June 23, 2017.

June 23, 2017

The 4H and FFA Horse Show was held on Wednesday, June 21 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

June 23, 2017

2017 4H and FFA Poultry Show at the Mighty Howard County Fair on Thursday, June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017

The 4H Dog Obedience show was held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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