County News

February 16, 2017

Join us for a brand new 4-H experience specifically designed for Intermediate 4-H members in 2017.

February 16, 2017

Youth looking for a fun summer 4-H camp to attend need look no further than Pine Bluff 4-H Camp along the Upper Iowa River during June.  Camp is for Junior's (grades 4-6) enrolled in 4-H.  They are also looking for camp counselors in 9-12 grades. 

February 3, 2017

There are several ways to propagate a tree or plant on a new landscape. While planting trees, shrubs or vines directly is one option, another is using hardwood stem cuttings to promote new growth with help from the previous growing season.

February 2, 2017

Sheep and Goat weigh-in will take place on May 6.

February 2, 2017

4-H members showing Beef, Dairy, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep and Swine at the County Fair or State Fair will need to be FSQA certified.

January 27, 2017

Beef producers who are interested in software to help with balancing rations will want to check out the Iowa Beef Center’s newly updated Beef Ration and Nutrition Decision Software (BRaNDS) ration balancing software. Association scientist Garland Dahlke recently completed this update and said the new version is more user friendly and now reflects the updated guidelines in the recently released "Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle."

January 10, 2017

This series will discuss how to protect your retirement and other financial information for family caregivers.  Being a family caregiver comes with many responsibilities.  The caregiver must make financial decisions for themselves and the care receiver.  The decisions have to be in the best interest of the person in need and work for the rest of the family. 

January 10, 2017

Queens must be a Junior or Senior in High School as of February 25, 2017.

January 10, 2017

Little Miss Cowgirls must be between the ages of 9-11 as of February 25, 2017.  They will represent Winneshiek County Cattlemen in a number of scheduled events.

January 10, 2017

The Winneshiek County Cattlemen Association will award a scholarship to high school seniors graduating in 2017 and to an upcoming college sophomore enrolled an Ag related major.  See how you can apply!

January 10, 2017

Youth in grades 4-7th had the opportunity to think like an engineer for the day at Drone Discovery Day recently held at the Decorah Public Library.

January 10, 2017

Share your knowledge of the poultry industry with others by applying for the Iowa Poultry Queen.

December 22, 2016

The Advanced Feeding Cattle project is a great way for youth to gain more knowledge of the beef industry.

December 14, 2016

New Member Night was a mystery event filled with lots of fun!

December 14, 2016

4-H Grows Scientists in the Kitchen

December 1, 2016

Click here to see the weekly news packets for Region 4 ISU Extension: Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette and Winneshiek Counties.

November 29, 2016

Congratulations to all of our 4-H members, leaders and volunteers on a great year!

November 29, 2016

Support camperships for youth with diabetes through the program created 4-H members Morgan Moen and Marissa Foels.

November 4, 2016

Join Marissa Foels, Iowa State  4-H Council member, to explore the many 4-H opportunities beyond the county that await 4-H members in grades 9-12.

November 3, 2016

Does your 2-6th grader like to mess around in the kitchen?  If so, sign up now for this cookie "flop" and discover how ingredients work!

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