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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.
Howard County Resource Directory - a collaborative effort by the Howard County Interagency Group to provide a quick resource guide with pertinent contacts.

County News

December 5, 2014

Food Safety Certification Short Course for Restaurants and Food Handlers is being offered in Black Hawk, Chickasaw, Winneshiek and Fayette counties.

December 2, 2014

Dairy Days will be held in Riceville on January 21, 2015.  Pre-registration due Friday before.

November 19, 2014

County Youth Coordinator job opening in Howard County

December 12, 2014

One of the goals of Women Managing Dairy Cattle, an Annie's Project course, is to provide networking opportunities.  That goal was definitely achieved as dairy women learned and shared their stories with others during the three-week pilot course, developed by Kristen Schulte, an Iowa State University Extension farm business management specialist. 

December 8, 2014

A conservation plan is the first step in managing natural resources in the landscape. With advice from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a landowner or land manager selects the best combination of conservation practices to meet both natural resource needs and his or her individual land management goals.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

December 12, 2014 12:45 PM

Beef producers can learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts their operation at the Driftless Region Beef...

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