County News

March 15, 2017

Producers are invited to attend one or both upcoming ‘Successful Cover Crop Use in Beef Production’ field days scheduled for Tuesday, Apr. 11 in Northwest Iowa.

March 15, 2017

The public is invited to a two-hour workshop, which teaches how to transform community visitors into customers, and keep them coming back. 

March 8, 2017

**The Young/Beginning Farmer event scheduled for Monday, March 20th has been cancelled. Stay tuned for our next event.**

The Northwest Iowa Young and Beginning Farmer Group will meet March 20 at the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach - Plymouth County office in Le Mars. 

March 8, 2017

Whether you own 1 acre or 1,000 acres, actions you take on your land can have an important impact on wildlife that rely on our privately own lands to thrive.  

March 6, 2017

Do you help take care of a child with special health and behavioral needs? If so, you are not alone. Over 43.5 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or an intermittent basis. 

March 1, 2017

The Plymouth County Extension Office has opening for a 4-H summer youth assistant.  

March 1, 2017

This trailer comes to us from Iowa State University and brings youth a hands on experience! Youth in grades 4-6 will learn about and experience wind energy and windmills using STEM, design thinking, and 21st Century Skills. 

February 1, 2017

Registration will open at 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 5 for area 4th through 8th grade students to register to attend ‘Spring STEM Fest 2017’ hosted by Dordt College and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach 4-H and Youth Programs. Spring STEM Fest 2017 will be held Saturday, Feb. 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Dordt College in Sioux Center.

January 16, 2017

January 13, 2017 Crop Update Volume 20 Issue 1

January 11, 2017

See the February 2017 issue of Field and Feedlot

July 6, 2016

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

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.

May 31, 2016

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

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. 

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