County News

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!

April 14, 2015

Citizenship Regional Focus is a 4-H citizenship program for middle-school and high school youth.  4-H delegates from Allamakee, Howard, Mitchell and Winneshiek Counties committed and participated in a two-year program as well as attended an eight-day trip to Springfield, IL, Gettysburg, PA and Washington, D.C. The program is aimed at enriching young people’s lives by expanding their appreciation and respect for themselves and others in the world. They learn and practice skills that will make them better citizens and more successful individuals.

February 13, 2015

Are you interested in saving money, contributing to the vibrancy of your community and reducing carbon emissions? Are you interested in installing SOLAR or renewable energy? Then it's time to think about a Farm Energy Plan.

February 10, 2015

No matter how close or far Iowans are from retirement, the new “Retirement: Secure Your Future” Web page from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will help them prepare, said Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life.

January 27, 2015

What can a baby see right after birth? How much should a 1-year-old eat? Should a 3-year-old have a hearing test? These and many more questions keep parents awake at night wondering how they can be a better parent to their children, said Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Fortunately, a free and easily accessible resource is available just in time to provide some answers.

January 6, 2015

Winneshiek County Extension & Outreach is pleased to offer scholarships for Winneshiek County Youth. 

November 11, 2014
September 2, 2014

Trevor Rockwell has joined ISU Extension and Outreach as a County Youth Coordinator for Winneshiek County. 

August 26, 2014

Winneshiek County Excells at 2014 Iowa State Fair.  Check out the results here!

August 7, 2014

Congratulations to the 4H/FFA members on all their accomplishments at the 2014 Winneshiek County Fair!

March 6, 2014

Very important information for Fair 2014 Derby & Market Swine Exhibitors!

December 18, 2013

4-H/FFA Scholarship Application Deadline is March 1, 2014

November 26, 2013

The 4-H County Council, Youth Development Committee and ISU Extension and Outreach Staff recognized many with awards for their 2013 4-H achievements.

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