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

March 21, 2017

As you have seen on the news, there has been devastating wildfires in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas causing major destruction to cattle ranching in those areas.  Oklahoma and Kansas estimate 780,000 acres and in Texas 318,000 acres burned.

January 24, 2017

Confinement Site Manure Applicators Worhshop in Howard County on January 23, 2017

Map of Iowa
December 12, 2016

#NotToBrag - Iowa is a great place to live, work and play. 

November 4, 2016

In-depth information on the use and design of Automatic Calf Feeders will be held at this Seminar on December 2, 2016 in Calmar.

Chronic Wasting Disease Deer
October 20, 2016

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

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

2017 ISU Day at the Iowa Capitol

ISU Extension and Outreach shared the Land Grant Legacy at Iowa State University Day at the Capitol and reminded legislators that their elected positions give them a connection to Iowa State’s legacy.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

March 24, 2017 10:08 AM

Clean Lakes, Estuaries and Rivers (CLEAR), designed to combat water quality challenges in places like the Mississippi River and Great...

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