Howard County

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BOOMERANG! Character Education Training with Riceville High School Team.

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The 2013 Annual Report is available for your viewing at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/our-story/node/21115/

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 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.

County News

March 17, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach in Region 4 is currently accepting applications for a Regional Youth and Nutrition Program Coordinator to serve six counties in northeast Iowa.  The position will provide regional educational program development and evaluation with a focus on nutrition education and 4-H youth development.

Steve & Rosie Christensen
March 14, 2014

Steve and Rosie Christensen of Riceville were recently honored as 2014 Friends of Extension.

April 15, 2014

When most adults hear the word “stress,” they often think about jobs, household chores, financial challenges, parenting responsibilities and difficult relationships with friends and family. The idea of stress in childhood is often dismissed.

April 15, 2014

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 20-22, 2014.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows!

April 10, 2014

ISU Forestry Extension, IDNR Foresters and US Forest Service Personnel will conduct a forestry field day on Friday, May 2.  The field day location is at the Haugen family forestland, Lansing, IA.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 14, 2014 02:24 PM

People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or...

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