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.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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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

August 4, 2014

The Annual Fall Field Day will be held at the ISU Research Farm near Nashua on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 1-4:30 p.m.

July 29, 2014

ISU Extension & Outreach will host a pasture walk near Garnavillo from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27 at the Andy Schaefers’ dairy farm.

July 1, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices across northeast Iowa are hosting farmland leasing meetings from July 30 through August 21 at selected locations. These meetings will address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.

August 20, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach is hiring a Human Sciences Specialist in Family Finance for Region 4.  This position will provide educational opportunities through programming leadership, delivery, consultation, technical assistance and support for integrated content in the areas of human sciences with primary focus on aspects of family finance.

August 20, 2014

The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) has authorized a one-time base acreage reallocation and program yield update. The Farm Bill has also authorized new farm programs including Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC). PLC and ARC crop programs provide price and revenue, respectively, payments to eligible producers for the 2014 through 2018 crop years.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 11, 2014 01:29 PM

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Aug. 20, features Ajay Nair with Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. He...

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