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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:

  • Nov 26 & 27 Office is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Dec 5th Candy Workshop from 9 to 2 @ the Office
  • Dec 14th Better Kid Care- Problem Solving with Children @ ILCC in Estherville Room 74  6:30 to 8:30pm
  • Dec 17th Private Pesticide in Ruthven 6:30pm.
  • Dec 24th & 25th Holiday Office closed
  • January 1st Holiday Office Closed

County News

November 25, 2015

Private Pesticide Training will be held at Ruthven Catholic Church on December 17, 2015 at 6:30pm. Please call the office and preregister 712-852-2865.

November 6, 2015

Join us for a Candy Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 5th from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM at the Palo Alto County Extension Office, in the downstairs meeting room.  In this one-day workshop participants will learn how to make 4-5 different Christmas goodies to share with their families.  Cost is $20 per person which includes lunch and a container of goodies to take home.  Pre-registration is required - maximum # is 20.  Deadline to register is Tuesday, Dec. 1st.  This workshop is open to all 4-Hers in grades 4-12.   


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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