County News

July 7, 2016

Salsa making and freezing workshop to be held on August 3.

June 2, 2016

Ag Olympics is a timed obstacle relay race where teams compete.  Prizes for the winning teams and a "traveling trophy" for the adult/celebrity team!  Anyone can put together a team!

June 2, 2016

The Winneshiek County Fair will be held July 12 - July 16.  Come support our 4-H members and join the fun!

June 1, 2016

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a summer webinar series in 2016. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning about benefits of shade in landscape, tree problems and native garden insects. Two-hour webinars are scheduled at the ISU Extension and Outreach Winneshiek County office for June 8, July 6 and August 3.

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.

August 29, 2016

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

August 29, 2016

Three Stockmanship, Handling and BQA workshops featuring Dr. Tom Noffsinger from Nebraska, will be held in eastern Iowa September 19 & 20.  The Stockmanship sessions teach cattle handling methods that improve animal movement and cattle performance by reducing the stress on livestock.

August 24, 2016

This time of year, our focus is on getting kids ready to go back to school. We give a lot of thought to buying just the right school supplies, reestablishing our school day routine, and packing a safe school lunches. We should also be teaching or reminding kids of tips for staying safe while traveling to and from school.

August 24, 2016

The resources on this page provide information Iowans can use to plan before a flood situation, recover and clean up from flood water damage, and conserve water.

August 23, 2016

The Youth Classic Dairy Show will be held on Sunday, September 11 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in West Union.  Entry deadline August 29.

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 8, 2016

Are you prepared for implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive on January 1, 2017? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Farm Bureau, and the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association are partnering to offer an educational series about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Iowa veterinarians, livestock producers, and feed industry personnel are invited to participate.

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?

July 21, 2016

4-H New Member Night

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