County News

October 11, 2016

 Registration is now open for area 4th through 8thgrade students to attend ‘Fall STEM Fest 2016’ hosted by Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach 4-H and Youth Programs. Fall STEM Fest 2016 is free to attend, and will be held Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at NCC in Sheldon.

October 6, 2016

We will discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), view the Paper Tigers documentary, and follow that with a discussion and call to action.

September 26, 2016

2016-17 Clover Kid Registration is open! These have been delivered to schools, but if your kiddo did not bring one home, here it is. We can not "hold" a spot for your Clover Kid without a complete registration form and payment!

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.

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!  

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. 

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?

May 12, 2015

Please click HERE for frosted field photo summary from 2014

May 11, 2015

Minimize food safety risks at Farmers Markets through free online courses

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