County News

September 22, 2016

Beef Blast to be held for youth in grades 7-12 on December 3.

September 22, 2016

Come celebrate Winneshiek County 4-H on Sunday, November 13.  The annual 4-H Spaghetti Supper will be held from 5-7:30 pm along with a Silent Auction and 4-H Recognition Program.  Support the 4-H program and congratulate those receiving honors!

September 22, 2016

Once again it is time to remind you of the program administered by the Farm Service Agency to help youth finance their 4-H and FFA projects. 

September 22, 2016

Join Bobbi Jo at the Clay Studio in Decorah for a creative arts workshop!  By the end of the workshop each participant will have a snack or cookie size plate crreated from scratch-hand building with clay and have the opportunity to glaze a premade Cocoa cup!

September 22, 2016

Please join us for a FREE afternoon of roller sakting for the family on October 9!

September 20, 2016

The goal of the Winneshiek County 4-H Scavenger Hunt is to encourage 4-H participation, get to know our community, and have fun!

September 13, 2016

Visit with Iowa DNR forestry professionals and ISU Extension Forestry Specialists at the Yellow River State Forest on October 6, 2016.

September 13, 2016

Join the Northeast Iowa Community-Based Dairy Foundation and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for a two-day tour of Wisconsin dairies, Nov. 10-11.

September 8, 2016

Recent floods and excess water could mean changes to livestock and crops management this harvest season.  Many of the effects are yet to be determined as the standing crop still grows and each field and/or farm is affected differently.

September 1, 2016

Over 70 4-H youth and adults participated in the regional retreat on August 28 in Winneshiek County at the Decorah Lutheran Church. 

September 1, 2016

It takes work to increase young children’s interest in learning and build their language skills, but there are ways to make it fun, says Cindy Thompson, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist.

August 31, 2016

The flash flooding in northeast Iowa has left many producers wondering what to do next. In many areas, the flooding of 2016 reached record levels.

August 30, 2016

Winneshiek County Extension has received funding for a new project supporting beginning farmers in the five counties of Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, and Winneshiek.

August 29, 2016

ISU Extension is increasing its support for beginning farmers. Two opportunities for farmers in northeast Iowa were recently announced.

August 25, 2016

Dairy Judging Teams participate at State Fair

August 25, 2016

State Fair Results are In

August 16, 2016

Palmer amaranth is an invasive weed that is native to the southwestern United States. Over the last three years, however, the weed has made its way into Iowa and has been identified in at least nine counties, most recently in Madison, Clayton, Washington and Crawford counties.

August 15, 2016

Is your record book completed?  We have some tips and tricks for helping you build those 4-H life skills.

August 8, 2016

As August arrives, families begin to think about “back to school” routines. Cindy Thompson, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist, suggests making family meetings a routine all year long.

August 4, 2016

Are you prepared for the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive on January 1, 2017?

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