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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Palo Alto County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Palo Alto County Extension and Iowa State University Extension for unbiased, researched-based information and education to help you make better decisions.



Dates to Remember:

  • · June 28-30 2016 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference & Roundup on ISU campus, Ames
  • July 1 Livestock/Animal Fair Entries & stall fees due to Extension Office
  • · July 1 Iowa State Fair Livestock/Horticulture entries due in 4HOnline
  • · July 1 2016 Palo Alto County Fair Scholarship Apps due in Extension Office
  • Office Closed, Monday, July 4th for the Holiday!!

County News

June 24, 2016

Are you looking for upcoming Serv Safe Trainings? See the attached flyer

June 24, 2016

Palo Alto and Emmet 2016 Leasing and Land Value Meeting will be held Wednesday, August 17th. at 9:00am in Graettinger at the Catholic Church Parish Center. Call the Extesnion Office to Register.

June 24, 2016

Before you began canning bring your pressure cooker lid and guage to the Extension Office to be tested for FREE!!!

March 22, 2016

This is a must see if you plan to bring exhibits to the Palo Alto County Fair!  The fair book includes rules, fair classes and descriptions, premiums, etc.  Please read before you exhibit! 

December 4, 2015

If you are a 4-Her or FFA member and planning to show livestock at the 2016 Palo Alto County Fair or Iowa State Fair, check out the updated rules for identifying and exhibiting your animals.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

June 27, 2016 03:43 PM

Two new publications specifically for corn and soybean farmers provide easy-to-read disease listings and overviews, basic instructions...

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