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.
Howard County Barn Quilts
Check out the 2015 Corn and Soybean test results at the Iowa Crop Performance Testing Page.

County News

Late Glen Klimesh and Alice Klimesh Family
August 10, 2015

The Late Glen Klimesh and Alice Klimesh Family of Howard County will be inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibit Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 23.

Arrive Alive Tour with Captain Jack Sparrow
August 5, 2015

The Annual Kids Night Out was held in Cresco at the Fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

July 17, 2015

Over 500 4-H projects were exhibited on Monday, June 24 and judged for advancement to the Iowa State Fair in August.

July 10, 2015

Team Howard County advances to compeition in Denver, Colorado.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

An estimated 33,000 people attended "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair. They learned how ISU Extension and Outreach takes Iowa State to every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 20, 2015 08:34 AM

Ready access to produce and other locally grown and processed foods is a sign of a strong local foods system. That’s the goal for...

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