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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:

  • Oct. 4-10 National 4-H Week
  • Oct 7 Wear 4-H T-shirt to school and Promote 4-H.
  • Oct 8th Servsafe 9 to 6pm at the Extension Office
  • Oct 15th to Nov. 12th Family Storyteller in West Bend @ West Bend Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30pm
  • Oct 24 Pumpkin Workshop 9:00am to 2:00 pm at the office
  • Nov. 1st Leaders Appreciation and Awards Banquet 5:30pm at ILCC Cafeteria

County News

October 1, 2015

Join us on Saturday, October 24 from 9 am to 2pm for a Pumkin Workshop. There will be cooking of pumpkin recipes, carving pumpkins,games and experiments plus a lot more fun!!! Don't miss out!! call the Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach office to register 712-852-2865. Cost is $10.00

October 1, 2015

Servsafe is a food safety certification course that need for your place of business. The class will be held Thursday Oct.8th at Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach Office starting at 9am with testing to beign at 6pm. Call the Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach Office to register and get your materials. 712-852-2865.

September 18, 2015

West Bend Public Library will be holding the Family Storyteller program starting Oct 15, 2015 to Nov 12, 2015. It will be from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Don't miss out on this wonderful family program!! Call West Bend Library 515-887-6411 or Palo Alto COunty Extension and Outreach to register 712-852-2865

September 18, 2015

Here are the dates and times for fall Commerical Pesticide Trainings. Cost is $35.00 per certification.

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

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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.

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