County News

May 24, 2016

See the world through a new lens.  Bring your camera and be ready to snap the day away!

May 19, 2016

How do you find worms on a worm hunt?  What is the difference between red worms and night crawlers?  Build your own worm compost box at the day camp "Wonderful Worms" for grades K-3 which will be held in Fort Atkinson and Decorah this summer.

May 19, 2016

Four awesome day camps are being offered for youth completing kindergarten - third grade.

May 18, 2016

Join us at Iowa State University for the Iowa Youth Conference!

May 18, 2016

Clothing, Food & Communications Day is where youth can model clothes in Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection or $15 Challenge as well as create a healthy meal or advance their communicaiton skills.

May 18, 2016

Attention all sheep, swine, beef, dairy, poultry, rabbit and goat exhibitors - Senior 4-H members and 4-H Alumna will be presenting on how to prepare your animals for fair.

July 21, 2016

4-H New Member Night

July 19, 2016

The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation is honored to host world renowned soil ecologist Dr. Jill Clapperton for a day-long soil health workshop at the Norman Borlaug boyhood farm near Cresco on Saturday, August 13 from 10:00-2:30. 

July 18, 2016

Country Heritage Community will once again be offering the Maize Maze in Elgin Iowa. This year the theme will be “The Amazing Iowa Barns”.

July 15, 2016

Iowans can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer” during online lessons and a hands-on workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Winneshiek County. A Hot Water bath canning and salsa workshop is planned for Wednesday August 3 at the Decorah Lutheran Church.

June 29, 2016

Many Farmland Leasing & Land Value meetings to be held July 26-August 9 throughout Northeast Iowa.

June 29, 2016

Helping keep teenagers healthy can be a challenge! One of the most important areas of health that is often overlooked is sleep. Not enough sleep impacts teenagers school performance and ability to make good choices.

June 21, 2016

A "Showcase Day" was sponsored by Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (SILT).  It was the first of four being held at farms this summer.

May 31, 2016

Become an Iowa Master Gardener by completing the core training course this fall through an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach County office. Gardeners will learn best practices for choosing plants, designing gardens and managing pests. Classes start at all locations in September 2016.

April 15, 2016

The Winneshiek County 4-H/FFA Fairbook is now available online.  The fairbook is in 3 sections: Clothing, Food & Communications, Static, and Livestock.  Leaders will handout copies at the June 4-H meetings.

April 12, 2016

The 4-H Dog Obedience classes will begin May 1.

February 11, 2016

The County Fair 4-H/FFA Sheep & Meat Goat Weigh-in will be held on Saturday, April 30.

February 11, 2016

Mark your calendar for the 4-H/FFA Swine Weigh-in on Saturday, April 2

February 11, 2016

Each year, the Iowa Dairy Goat Association promotes interest in dairy goats in our state. One of the ways we encourage our young people in this aspect of agriculture is through our Share-A-Kid program.  This statewide contest is open to those between the ages of 10 and 17 years of age, and who are a member of IDGA, 4-H, FFA, or other agricultural groups.

February 11, 2016

Bobbi Jo Wild has joined ISU Extension and Outreach as the 4-H County Youth Coordinator for Winneshiek County.

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