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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 18th Fumigation 9 am to 12pm @ office
  • Nov 27-28 Office closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Nov 29 Pillowcase Workshop for ConKerr Cancer @ office
  • Dec 1st Steering Commitee Meeting for Annie's 12 to 1 pm at Extension Office
  • December 1 Better Kid Care Workshop 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Extension office
  • BQA Dec 2nd 7 to 9 pm at the Extension Office
  •  Dec 3 Follow up Farm Bill Meeting 7pm Extension Office LIMIT 25--No Walk-ins call Extension to register!!
  •   Dec 4th Steering Commitee meeting for Tractor and Machine Safety COurse 6:30pm at Pocahontas Extension Office
  • Dec 15th Sporting Sports meeting 6:30pm at Extension Office
  • Dec 18th Private Pesticide Training in Ruthven 7 pm at the Catholic Church
  • Office closed for Christmas Dec 25th and December 26th
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County News

November 26, 2014

This is an event where youth will learn more about beef production in Iowa, how to get the best product for their effort, and ways to increase the quality of their cattle for fair exhibits.  The event will be held at the Iowa Lakes Community Campus in Emmetsburg and is open to all youth in grades 4-12.  Cost is $5 per participant with lunch included.  Deadline for registering is January 16th.   

November 23, 2014

Here are some Holiday Safety tips to make your Holidays Safe and Cheerful!!

November 23, 2014

The last BQA trainings will be held  Tuesday Dec 2 at 7pm at Palo Alto Extension Office

November 23, 2014

Here are the slides from the Farm Bill meeting on Nov 20th.

November 18, 2014

This is a workshop where participants will learn to make 4-5 different Christmas goodies to take home to their families.  Cost is $20 per person and will include a light lunch.  Pre-registration is required with a maximum of 20 participants.  Deadline to register is December 1st. 

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

November 24, 2014 12:40 PM

Twenty-one 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2014 National 4-H Congress Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 in...

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