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

June 29, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Beef Show was hled on Saturday, June 28, 2015 at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

June 27, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Rabbit Show was held on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

June 26, 2015

The 2015 4H and FFA Swine Show was held on Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

June 26, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Dog Obedience Show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair on Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Cresco, Iowa.

June 25, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Meat Goat show was held on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco.

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