Palo Alto County

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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 2 Leaders Appreciation & Awards Banquet -LCC Cafeteria 5:30pm
  • Nov 3 More Month than Money 5:30 to 7:30pm Extension Office
  • Nov 4 Holiday Cheer  6:30 pm to 8  at the Extension Office
  • Nov 5th Commerical Ornamental Turf 1:30 to 4 pm
  • Nov 10th Gma's yellow pie plate West Bend Public Library 2 to 4 pm
  • Nov 11th Holiday Cheer 6:30 - 8pm at the Extension Offfice
  • Nov 11th Clover Kids after school in Ruthven
  • Nov 12th Clover Kids after school in West Bend
  • Nov 12th Commerical Ag Pesticide 9 am to 12 pm at Extension Office
  • Nov 12th Gma's Yellow Pie Plate Graettinger Catholic Church 7pm
  • Nov 13th Clover Kids after school in Emmetsburg
  • Nov 15th Sewing Workshop @office --walker caddies
  • Nov 16th 4-H County Council 6:30pm @office
  • Nov 18th Fumigation 9 am to 12pm @ office

County News

October 16, 2014

November 4 plan ahead with freezer meals, recipes will be provided

November 11 learn about some financial tools to avoid credit debt and buyers remorse.

October 15, 2014

Are you having trouble making ends meat every month, than this course is for you. November 3, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30pm

October 3, 2014
August 7, 2014

Here are the power point slides from Field Specialist Melissa O'Rouke on the Farm Leasing.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 13, 2014 02:06 PM

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

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