County News

May 9, 2017

As a declining number of Monarch butterflies migrate through the central United States each year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering a new incentive for farmers to help increase their breeding habitat.

May 8, 2017

The event will offer the opportunity to attend workshops about technical and financial assistance available for farm energy projects and time to meet with local contractors.

May 4, 2017

Spring has arrived and as we start enjoying our favorite outdoor activities, don’t let your fun be ruined by ticks. Although it is difficult to make predictions on the severity of ticks in a given season, the University of Minnesota predicts that because of our mild winter, we may experience a year of above average tick numbers.

April 28, 2017

Spring is a time for renewal and growth, and it’s also an excellent time for new beginnings. Planting a new tree (or trees) is a great way to create a legacy that can last for generations on a landscape.

April 27, 2017

“Although bullying is a common part of childhood, it isn’t ‘normal.’ It’s a serious problem that can limit the ability of children, both those who bully and their victims, to progress academically, socially and emotionally…”

April 26, 2017

An opportunity open to all 4-H members AND the public during the fair to showcase their shop skills in a competition.

April 26, 2017

All 4-H members interested in the horse project are highly encouraged to join!

April 26, 2017

Join the 4-H Dog Obedience Classes!

April 19, 2017

Join the Lincoln Leaders 4-H Club in their 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

April 13, 2017

The 2017 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference will be held on June 14 and 15 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. This premier conference will focus on nutrition and management topics to improve cow performance, and foot and cow health.

April 5, 2017

Iowa’s economy has relied on agriculture for most of its history. As demand for local food rises statewide, an increasing number of Iowans are engaged in building and expanding the food systems that can meet that demand. They are participating along the entire food-chain spectrum, from beginning farmers, to established commodity farmers diversifying their production, to the distributors and aggregators helping farmers get their products to the ever-growing number of institutional buyers like grocery stores, restaurants, hospitals, and schools.

April 5, 2017

Beef cattle production can be a viable option for small farms.  Livestock enterprises can diversify farming operations and complement many other farm enterprises.

April 4, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach in Winneshiek County Iowa has an exciting opening for a Part-Time Temporary 4-H Summer Assistant.

March 31, 2017

Looiking for some fun, challenging projects?  Enter the Bucket-of-JUNK or Bucket-of-TALL-Corn contests.  Even Clover Kids can enter the TALL Corn Contest!

March 31, 2017

Registration deadline for Clothing, Food and Communications Day is Friday, June 2nd in FairEntry. 

March 31, 2017

It will be the responsibility of the 4-H members to log into 4hOnline to verify that all livestock information is correct by May 15, 2017.  Information not verified by the member within the verification time frame will be locked and will not be able to be changed after this date.

March 31, 2017

Gather your friends and create a team.  The challenge is designed to test participants' skills in equipment and food product identification, knife skills, meal completion, creativity, communication and teamwork.  At least one person needs to be a 4-H member.  Open to any youth in northeast Iowa in grades 4-12th.

March 31, 2017

Help keep Pine Bluff Camp beautiful.  Volunteer a morning to help with spring cleaning!

March 31, 2017

Winneshiek County Endowment Committee is sponsoring a raffle.  Prizes include: quarter beef with processing, quarter hog with processing, 4 tickets and tailgate passes to the Iowa/Iowa State Football game on September 9th and a Kayak.

March 31, 2017

New members are invited to learn about 4-H in the world of Candyland!

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