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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 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 2015 Corn and Soybean test results at the Iowa Crop Performance Testing Page.

County News

October 7, 2015

Continuing Education for Commerical Pesticide Applicators in  categories 7D (Community Insect Management), 8 (Public Health Pest Control), and 10 (Research and Demonstration).

September 21, 2015

Commercial pesticide applicators in Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way continuing education available October 21.

September 4, 2015

The annual Tri-State Ag Lender's Seminar will be held on October 28 in Dubuque, Iowa.

Late Glen Klimesh and Alice Klimesh Family
August 10, 2015

The Late Glen Klimesh and Alice Klimesh Family of Howard County will be inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibit Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 23.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 8, 2015 12:11 PM

The Ag Decision Maker website has updated information on various types of leases and forms to make farm lease negotiations easier for...

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