County News

November 9, 2015

Many Iowans could easily point to the caregiving responsibilities of a co-worker with young children who may occasionally need time off from work to care for a child’s unexpected illness. But co-workers who provide care for an aging parent or an adult child with a disability often may go unnoticed.

November 5, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host 12 Agricultural Outlook meetings across Iowa in November and December. This program is designed to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications.

November 5, 2015

ISU Extension is conducting small-group workshops for those wanting to understand soil tests and fertilizer recommendations.  “We will take a step-by-step approach on understanding what to test for, how labs provide test results, and how to turn those results into fertilizer rates”, says Brian Lang, agronomist with ISU Extension.

November 5, 2015

Register today for the Midwest Dairy Day Genomics 101: Putting Genomics to Work held on December 4, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Iowa’s Dairy Center located at 1527 Highway 150 S, Calmar, IA 52132.

November 5, 2015

For dozens of reasons, it's time to convene in America's heartland a conference of farmers involved in Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA).  Thanks to the artful community collaboration of 15 farm organizations -- anchored by the Wisconsin Farmers Union --  just such a gathering will happen December 3-4, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with The Midwest CSA Conference: Moving Forward Together.

November 3, 2015

Crop prices have been declining and there is considerable uncertainty about the future.

October 14, 2015

Farmers are increasing their use of information technology devices, and for those who use them, they tend to access information to help with farming decisions. These findings are included in the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2014 Summary Report (PM 3073).

September 29, 2015

Mark your calendar for the Beef Weigh-in on Saturday, December 19. 

September 29, 2015

Happy Halloween!

September 29, 2015

National 4-H Week is the perfect time to share your 4-H Story.

September 17, 2015

More than 500 FFA members from 18 high schools in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin participated in the annual Iowa Dairy Expo held at the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation, Calmar.

August 18, 2015

Here are the weekly program specialist columns for Region 4 ISU Extension: Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek Counties.

August 4, 2015

Congratulations to all the 4-H participants at the 2015 Winneshiek County Fair!

August 4, 2015

Mildred Lyons of Winneshiek County will be inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 23 at 3:30 p.m.

June 18, 2015

It is often assumed that starting a food hub is a capital intensive process requiring large investments in infrastructure, transportation, logistics and personnel at the outset. A new publication produced by the Leopold Center, ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Food Hub, describes how emerging food hubs can grow successfully under money constraints if cash flow is managed strategically.

May 21, 2015

It's a great day to plant a tree!  Jacob Zobeck offers Master Gardener, Jim Lage, a handshake after they finish potting their tree together.

May 21, 2015

Start putting your club's  "Dare to Discover" ideas into action for your club booth at the Winneshiek County Fair!

May 14, 2015

Way to go Marissa Foels!

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