Howard County

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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.

Be the First to Know!  Join our email list to get info about our upcoming events, programs and classes.  We now accept online registration for many of our programs. 

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

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November 29, 2016

As harvest completes, it is time to remember who owns the cornstalks in the field.

November 22, 2016

Although the holidays can be a season of giving, sometimes the focus shifts to a season of getting.

November 9, 2016

With the holiday season approaching, plan ahead for visits with older adults in care facilities. 

November 4, 2016

Meeting on December 9, 2016 at Pinter's near Decorah.

November 4, 2016

The annual 4-H awards program was held on Sunday, November 6 in Cresco at the Cresco Theater.

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December 6, 2016 09:36 AM

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