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.

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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.
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

2015 Spring Fair State Fair Winners
April 17, 2015

Howard County 4-H members participated in 4-H Spring Fair - Dare To Discover.

CWF Wreath Team
April 12, 2015

Howard County 4-H'ers participated in Citizenship Washington Focus Trip recently. Those that participated in the wreath presented at the Tomb of the Unknown solder were Dylan Aschenbremmer, Kayla Hruska, Katelyn Leiran and Abraham Schmitt.

April 6, 2015

Money Smart Week was celebrated locally with an essay contest sponsored by Howard County Extension and Outreach and C US Bank of Cresco for grades 7-11.

April 14, 2015

The 2015 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference will be held on June 10 and 11 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

February 13, 2015

Are you interested in saving money, contributing to the vibrancy of your community and reducing carbon emissions? Are you interested in installing SOLAR or renewable energy? Then it's time to think about a Farm Energy Plan.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 17, 2015 02:25 PM

The Iowa Beef Center is offering the 21st annual update for Veterinarians on Wednesday, May 20, at the McNay Memorial Research Farm near...

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