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.

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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

February 9, 2017

A Start to Farm Group is meeting in North Central Iowa on March 1 in Mason City.

Soil test prove
February 8, 2017

Soil Fertility Workshops offeredin eight locations in Northeast Iowa of which Cresco is March 20 from 1-3 p.m.

February 6, 2017

Private pesticide applicators can receive their continuing education for their license on March 2 in Protivin at The Mint.

February 6, 2017

The FOrest Stewardship Conference held annual will be at The Sinsinawa Mound Center in Wisconsin just a few miles east of Dubuque on March 11.

February 6, 2017

Crop Market Outlook and Aquaculture highlight the ISU Northeast Research Farm on March 8.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 23, 2017 10:46 AM

February has brought unusually warm temperatures across Iowa, with record highs topping the 70-degree mark. However, it won’t last...

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