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 4, 2015

Webinar to be held March 12, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Howard County Extension Office in Cresco.

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 meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 3 in Ossian has been cancelled due to the winter weather advisory.  This event will be rescheduled at a later time and place.

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.

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

March 4, 2015 12:14 PM

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