County News

May 2, 2016

Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach is celebrating 100yrs!!! To help with our celebration we are putting together a cookbook. We know we have a lot of great cook out there--both adults and youth. Please hlep us by submitting your favorite recipe to Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach 2008 10th Street or or Deadline is Sept 1st. Remember to include the source of the recipe.

May 2, 2016

Iowa Food Tour 2016 Saturday June 11, 2016. We will be going to the Des Farmer's Market, the Machine Shed for Lunch, Picket Fence Creamery, Prairieland Herbs and Plum Creek Winery. This is a full day trip of food, shopping, learning and FUN!!!!! Please join us to register call the office 712-852-2865 or email

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.

July 31, 2015

Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach no longer has a P.O. Box. Please make sure to address all correspondence with our physical address 2008 10th Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536

July 21, 2015

Check out the 4-H project website. Find the project areas that you are interested in learning about and let the adventures begin!

May 1, 2015

Want to learn more about the Avian Influenza or have questions click here for some links to facts sheets about Avian influenza.

April 27, 2015
January 12, 2015

The 2015 Palo Alto County Extension Council

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