County News

May 19, 2017

Crop Scouting Basics for Women is a three-session workshop series designed to provide opportunities to learn more about crop development and potential problems. 

May 1, 2017

See the June 2017 issue of Field and Feedlot

April 19, 2017

The Le Mars Chamber of Commerce and ISU Extension and Outreach Plymouth County will be offering a professional development workshop on Tuesday, May 23 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor.  

March 24, 2017

Camps offered throughout Cherokee, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Plymouth and Sioux Counties in Northwest Iowa

We are excited to share our 2017 Summer Camp offerings! This year, featured camps fall under the category of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Robotics, Creative Arts, and of course, county-specific camps. 

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. 

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

April 22, 2015

Many areas in Iowa experienced record or near record temperatures in early April 1997. Those cold temperatures have prompted questions on the edibility and use of rhubarb. Answers to those and several other rhubarb related health questions are presented below.

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