Howard County

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BOOMERANG! Character Education Training with Riceville High School Team.

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

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

July 15, 2014

Farmers who want to learn about soil conservation and see cutting edge farm machinery and technology on display should attend this event on August 1 starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. at the Norman Borlaug Farm south of Cresco, Iowa.

July 7, 2014

The 4-H and FFA horse project members participated in games on Saturday, June 28 at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

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July 3, 2014

Safari is a fun family oriented activity focusing on Howard County. 

July 3, 2014

The annual livestock ribbon auction was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair on Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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.

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

July 11, 2014 10:40 AM

A larva was collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a tree in Mt. Pleasant and has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer by a...

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