Howard County

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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 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.
Check out the 2014 Corn and Soybean test results at the Iowa Crop Performance Testing Page.

County News

Money Smart Week
January 30, 2015

ISU Howard County Extension and Outreach and C US Bank have teamed up to offer Money Smart Kid 2015 Essay Contest.

January 8, 2015

The Emerald Ash Borer, a small wood-boring beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, has now been confirmed in 14 counties.  Join this informational meeting to cover many topics related to the Emerald Ash Borer in our area.

December 22, 2014

The Cresco, Elma and Riceville Clovers met in December learning about hobbies and what the benefits of a hobby are.

February 18, 2015

Families throughout Northeast Iowa are invited to attend the Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival on Saturday, April 30, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Northeast Iowa Community College Wilder Business Center, 1625 Highway 150 South, Calmar, Iowa. The festival is free and open to the public.

February 16, 2015

Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Ag Economist Mike Duffy will speak at the annual meeting of the Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association (NEIAEA) at the ISU Northeast Research Farm near Nashua on Wednesday, March 18.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 10, 2015 09:59 AM

Learn how to support local food systems during two webinars Feb. 12 and March 12 from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

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