County News

November 6, 2014

Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) certification is required of all 4-Hers exhibiting beef, dairy, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits and poultry at the fair.

July 7, 2014

Can't make it to the Extension Office, check out the forms now available online.

Photo of produce in bins
December 4, 2013

Northwest Iowa - Local foods are making an economic impact in Iowa. In fact, sales of food produced in northwest Iowa added $312,441 to the local economy in 2012 as reported by eighteen farmers in the northwest region.

August 14, 2012

It is never to early to start on your record book follow these easy guidelines and forms available to do your record book in no time! And have fun doing it!

May 1, 2012

 Instructions for 4-H Online Enrollment available here. Also paper forms for New 4-Hers.

February 2, 2012

Clippings is a weekly newsletter from ISU Extension and Outreach featuring research-based information written by ISU Extension and Outreach program specialists serving Northwest Iowa. 

January 16, 2008

Find out where the nearest Private Pesticide locations are for you.

Bankruptcy
May 25, 2014

 Individuals filing for personal bankruptcy can turn to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for the education that is required during the bankruptcy process. “Financial Success: Recovery after Bankruptcy” is available through the national eXtension website, www.extension.org, at a cost of $20 per person.

Credit Report Checklist
May 10, 2013

When is the last time you checked your credit report? Do you know you can check your credit rating for FREE?. Did you know, a Federal Trade Commision Study found that  5% of consumers had errors on ther credit reports? 

October 1, 2012

Read about the earliest 4-H club work in O'Brien County - dating back to 1925!

May 1, 2012
Can't make it to the Extension Office, check out the forms now available online.
April 6, 2012

It's quick and easy - enter your Livestock ID information Online!

April 5, 2012

 Youth in grades Kdg to 3rd may show a Bottle Bucket Calf at the 2014 O'Brien County Fair.

April 5, 2012

Farming is a critically important sector of the United States economy. It is also one of the most dangerous occupations.This voluntary program aims to improve the health and well-being of farmers and their families while offering an innovative combination

February 8, 2012

Lions, tigers and bears – oh my! Gears, robotics and ultrasonic frequencies – oh my! Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking volunteers (high school students and older) to assist Northwest Iowa youth learn about the expanding field

February 7, 2012

Adults need to adapt healthier lifestyles and be role models for kids if Iowa is going to be the healthiest state in the nation. Come on Iowan's - lets raise healthy kids.

February 6, 2012

Come to these scheduled campus visit days directly related to your career interests. School classes and groups are welcome to attend many of these days, as well.

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