Howard County

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BOOMERANG! Character Education Training with Riceville High School Team.

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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.

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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.

County News

September 15, 2014

Howard County 4-H'ers exhibited in the communications divisions, the static 4-H building exhibits and also in many of the livestock 4-H divisions. 

September 15, 2014

A workshop on cover cropping will be presented by Dr. Ajay Nair on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Cresco, Iowa at the Featherlite Center on the Fairgrounds.

September 11, 2014

Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management educational training for commercial applicators will be held on October 23, 2014 in Cresco at the Extension Office.

September 10, 2014

Operation ReLeaf is  a program which can help communities increase livability by increasing their urban tree canopy, and help homeowners increase their property values.

September 10, 2014

The continuing instruction course for applicators in Aquatic, Forest and Roadside will be October 15 at 9 a.m. in Cresco at the Extension Office.

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

September 8, 2014 12:40 PM

Eighty-five youth participated in the 2014 4-H/FFA State Livestock Judging Contests held in the new Hansen Agriculture Student Learning...

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