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

April 22, 2014

The Clover Kids of Howard County have completed a year of meetings and will finish with a program at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

April 22, 2014

4-H Spring Fair - Ticket to Success was held on April 12 in Cresco, Iowa.

April 11, 2014

A county-wide meeting will be held in Cresco concerning Emerald Ash Borer.  Everyone in the county is invited to attend this information workshop.

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.

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 24, 2014 09:35 AM

There are many reasons to plant a tree in Iowa besides to celebrate Arbor Day on April 25, 2014. Trees conserve energy, bring beauty to...

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