Winnebago County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Winnebago County

Winnebago County Extension , in partnership with Iowa State University, provides education and information to help the people of Winnebago County become the best they can be. We believe in quality, access, diversity and accountability. We provide unbiased, research-based information and educational programming to help you make better decisions.

Winnebago County Agriculture click on this link for info on the farm count and other important agriculture statistics.

ATTENTION MANURE APPLICATORS: We offer to reshow the Manure Programs on 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month for those that were unable to attend a workshop.  Commercial Manure (3 hours in length) will be shown at 9:00 a.m. and Confinement Manure (2 hours in length) will be shown at 1:30 p.m.  If special arrangments must be made a $10.00 fee will be charged per participant.  You must call and register at least a day ahead of time.  If we have no one register, neither program will be shown.  Please contact the Winnbago County Extension office at 641-584-2261641-584-2261 or e-mail

County News

September 12, 2015

Clubs in Winnebago County access your online enrollment to Re-enroll in 4-H..  If you need assistance please contact your club leader or the Extension Office.

August 4, 2015

Thank you, to all of our wonderful sponsors of the Winnebago County 4-H program!!

April 6, 2015

FAIRBOOK: This is a must see if you plan to bring exhibits to the Winnebago County Fair!  The fair book includes rules, fair classes and descriptions, premiums, etc.  Please read before you exhibit!

Livestock Rule Changes: If you are a 4-Her or FFA member and planning to show livestock at the 2015 Winnebago County Fair or Iowa State Fair, check out the updated rules for identifying and exhibiting your animals.

Winnebago 2015 Livestock Letter

February 17, 2015

What can a baby see right after birth? How much should a 1-year-old eat? Should a 3-year-old have a hearing test? These and many more questions keep parents awake at night wondering how they can be a better parent to their children, said Mackenzie Johnson, a human sciences specialist in family life with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Fortunately, a free and easily accessible resource is available just in time to provide some answers.

November 20, 2014

We have research based stress management resources specific to children to empty nesters available.  We also are spotlighting our stress management resources for the farming industry.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 9, 2015 08:56 AM

During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 20-26, agriculture engineering experts at Iowa State University Extension and...

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