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

March 24, 2015

During March 22-28, 2015, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and resources to work throughout the state of Iowa.

March 20, 2015

The Winneshiek Energy District, Iowa’s Dairy Center and Northeast Iowa Community College will host a Farm Solar ‘How-To’ Workshop at Iowa’s Dairy Center on April 10 at 1:00 p.m. Presenters will share the steps to installing a solar system, explain tax incentives and payback times, and discuss why farms should incorporate efficiency measures in tandem with renewable installations.

March 19, 2015

What are the challenges facing rural communities in Northeast Iowa? How can communities proactively address these challenges to create thriving, resilient communities?   These questions and more will shape community forums taking place in NE Iowa this month. 

March 13, 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

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.

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March 23, 2015 11:10 AM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and...

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