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.

Be the First to Know!  Join our email list to get info about our upcoming events, programs and classes.  We now accept online registration for many of our programs. 

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

Money Smart Week
January 30, 2015

ISU Howard County Extension and Outreach and C US Bank have teamed up to offer Money Smart Kid 2015 Essay Contest.

January 8, 2015

The Emerald Ash Borer, a small wood-boring beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, has now been confirmed in 14 counties.  Join this informational meeting to cover many topics related to the Emerald Ash Borer in our area.

February 27, 2015

Mike Zeller, Iowa State University Biotechnology Outreach Education Coordinator, leads a Biotech Update and Hands-on Workshop at the Buchanan Co. Iowa State University Extension Office (Heartland Acres Exhibition Center).

February 27, 2015

Modeled after the competition at the Iowa State Fair, this fun event is coming to northeast Iowa!  Teams of 3 will complete in three challenges.

February 18, 2015

Families throughout Northeast Iowa are invited to attend the Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival on Thursday, April 30, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Northeast Iowa Community College Wilder Business Center, 1625 Highway 150 South, Calmar, Iowa. The festival is free and open to the public.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 19, 2015 04:06 PM

More than 80 participants attended the 2015 State 4-H Volunteer Retreat at Iowa State University. Volunteers, staff, parents and...

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