Pocahontas County

Join 4-H!

4-H’ers learn engineering, math and science skills in Robotics!

Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener!

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

“It” is the many times in your life when you need to know more about something and want reliable information. ISU, Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach, through publications, Web pages and educational experiences, is it – the way university research gets to all Iowans so they can use it in their daily life.

See how Extension is making a difference in our community by reading our Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach  2014 Stakeholders Report!

Find us on Facebook! Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach 
 
Expertise Directory
Search the new ISU Extension expertise directory to find a specialist that can help you!

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), click HERE

2015 Pocahontas County Fair Fairbook, click HERE

Click HERE for Alternate Sites for Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing

County News

March 27, 2015

The revised publication includes the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators. It also highlights two pesticides that protect the ash tree for two years.

March 25, 2015

Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the recent issue of Acreage Living, a free online newsletter from Small Farm Sustainability at ISU Extension and Outreach.

March 20, 2015

Welcome to our ninth annual Garden Extravaganza! We will feature local experts sharing their gardening expertise, businesses
with the latest in garden varieties, tips, and educational handouts. Many of the exhibitors will have merchandise for sale.
Informational presentations will be held at 9:15 AM and 10:30 AM in the Fair Office. There will be drawings for door prizes. The
Pocahontas Garden Club will serve coffee and rolls at 9:00 AM for a nominal charge. Lunch will be served from 11:00 AM-1:30 PM
for $6.00. COME JOIN US FOR A DAY OF LEARNING, EXCITEMENT, AND FUN!

March 19, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Pocahontas County will be offering the “LAST” Chance private pesticide applicator continuing instructional course on Wednesday, April 15 at 9:30 – 11:00 am and April 15, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. To register, call (712) 335-3103.

March 19, 2015

In Iowa, onions are a popular garden product, but they do require some special conditions and care to get optimal results. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on onion cultivar varieties and the proper way to plant them.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is all about people. We connect Iowans to Iowa State education and research. We’re your lifelong partner.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

March 26, 2015 09:39 AM

The revised publication includes the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to...

Share |