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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:

  • August 5 Preserving 101 6:30 to 8:30pm
  • August 10th  State Fair Exhibits due in office by noon
  • August 13-23 Iowa State Fair
  • August 20th  Record Book Workshop 8:30am -4:00pm Come and Go
  • August 23rd State Fair Pick up Day

County News

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 16, 2015

Join us Wednesday, August 5 from 6:30 to 8:30pm to learn about Preserving 101!!! This will be held at  Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach  Office. Cost is $10.00 Call 712-852-2865 to register!!!!  Preserving is a lost art that is coming back. Come and learn the proper and safe way to preserve!!!

May 11, 2015

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! 

May 11, 2015

Field & Feedlot- a monthly newsletter to help with all of your Livestock questions and updates.

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.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 9, 2015 03:32 PM

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