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ISU Howard County Extension and Outreach will be celebrating their Centennial this Summer 2016. 

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 and commerical pesticide applicator continuing ed reshows 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 Corn and Soybean test results at the Iowa Crop Performance Testing Page.
ISU Howard County Extension and Outreach will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary this Summer.   Cresco will also be celebrating it's Sesquicentennial 22-24, 2016.

County News

February 8, 2016

Team Howard County competes in Denver, Colorado at Western National Roundup.

Beef Feedlot
January 25, 2016

On February 9 there will be a Beef feedlot roundtable in conjunction with the University of Nebraska and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 25, 2016

A drainage workshop will be held on March 11 in Osage at the VFW Post.

October 26, 2015

A series of meetings will be held in December and January to help farmers faxmine economc returns to fertilizer expense.

October 19, 2015

Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, saysCindy Thompson,a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 3, 2016 05:15 PM

This fall, retailers in Marshalltown learned new ways to market their wares, while 33 interior design students from Iowa State...

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