County News

July 11, 2016

The 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa survey conducted by Iowa State University showed that farmland cash rental rates declined for the third consecutive year. The rates decreased by $16 per acre from 2015 to 2016. Every district in Iowa showed a decline in reported rental values. 

July 6, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach to host event for farmers and retailers at Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm

July 5, 2016

Check out the July 2016 newsletter!

June 27, 2016

SUTHERLAND, Iowa – Don’t miss the opportunity to listen to Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach specialists present timely research and crop production information at the upcoming ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day on Wednesday, July 13, near Sutherland, Iowa.

June 14, 2016

Fort Dodge, IA- Once again, the NEW Cooperative Foundation has shown their commitment to supporting our local 4-H youth. Recently, the foundation donated about $40,000 total to area 4-H clubs. The money is donated for half of each youth’s dues in NEW Cooperative’s trade territory, which includes Webster, Calhoun, Carroll, Greene, Franklin, Sac, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Hamilton, Kossuth, Cherokee, Plymouth, Monona, and Woodbury counties.

June 13, 2016

See the June 2016 issue of Field and Feedlot

June 10, 2016

The NW Iowa Beginning Young Livestock Farmer Group has planned another great educational experience at the NW Iowa Research Farm in Sutherland on Thursday, July 7th starting at 2:00 p.m. 

June 9, 2016

There are two upcoming events all current members as well as those interesting in finding out more, are invited to attend! Anyone that will be going into grades 10-12 in the fall can join County Council. 

May 31, 2016

For assistance making an entry for the Iowa State Fair, please see this Help Sheet!  

May 16, 2016

Mad Scientist Day Camp will be held June 21 or 22, 2016; 9AM-4PM at the LeMars Convention Center (Lower Level) for 3rd - 5th graders (2015-2016 school year).  To register, see the registration form HERE!

April 12, 2016

Need help with your livestock entry?  See the help sheet HERE!

March 22, 2016

Calling all Farmers and Producers!!!  Before you head to the field to start your Spring Planting, stop by and see the wonderful ladies at the Plymouth County FSA office.  The 2016 signup for the ARC/PLC Farm Program is underway.

March 3, 2016

See the 2016 Custom Rate Survey HERE!

January 8, 2016

Words on Wellness (WOW) is a nutrition and families newsletter developed by Iowa State Unversity Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists. 

October 28, 2015

See the 2015-2016 Private Pesticide Applicator Training Schedule

September 9, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Plymouth County and USDA Rural Development partnered to offer a Solar Energy Conference on September 2, 2015, at the Le Mars Convention Center.

August 31, 2015

Dennis Baldwin of Plymouth County was inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 23. Inductees from counties across the state were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage and honored at a reception that followed the ceremony.

May 22, 2015

Are you creating a 4-H exhibit or project for display at the fair?

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