County News

February 25, 2021

Confused about which health insurance plan is best for your family? Would you like to maximize the value of your health insurance? You’ll learn how to be a smart health insurance consumer, whether choosing a policy or making wise use of the features of that policy. 

February 24, 2021

In Iowa, the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly closed restaurants and schools in March 2020. For farmers selling food to those outlets, it immediately created uncertainty about the upcoming growing season.

February 24, 2021

Annual dairy event will be held virtually

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February 17, 2021

2021 Workshops for Morel and Oyster Mushrooms Certification Scheduled

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February 11, 2021

Allamakee County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

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February 8, 2021

Unwind and enjoy an off-farm experience with other farm couples

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February 8, 2021

Learn how to manage the day-to-day stresses of rural life

January 27, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Farm Foundation are cooperating on Iowa Farm Family Wellness Alliance

January 25, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Allamakee County will host a Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

The local attendance site is Allamakee County Extension Office. Due to social distancing requirements preregistration is required

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January 25, 2021

Allamakee County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

The local attendance site is Allamakee County Extension Office. Due to social distancing requirements preregistration is required.

January 22, 2021

Allamakee County graduating seniors here are scholarships that are available locally and statewide.  Check back, we will update as information comes in!

January 12, 2021

Producers can participate in a teleconference with electronic materials and live presentations

January 12, 2021

Iowans who make and sell foods out of their homes or sell produce at farmers markets need to follow state laws that regulate these practices. They can stay up-to-date with online training on Iowa's food safety regulations and basic preparation practices.

January 12, 2021

Food safety specialist examines recent research article in retail food safety

December 22, 2020

Depending on your family situation and the value of your estate, forming a trust can be an important addition to your farm transition plan.

A will gives basic assurance of where farm and personal assets will go at death, but a trust can provide more detail and instruction, with the flexibility to transition your farm the way you want it to go.

December 4, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct the required three-hour training workshop for Commercial manure applicators. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, pre-registration is required. No walk-ins allowed.

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September 11, 2020

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will implement a monthly webinar series beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

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July 21, 2019

Farmers and landowners who open their property to the public face some unique risks and responsibilities. To help ensure their operation is following best practices, a group of agritourism experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has put together six checklists that cover the many types of liability an owner may face.

June 21, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers ServSafe®  food safety certification classes.

May 20, 2019

The garden peony is a popular, long-lived perennial that provides abundant flowers in spring and attractive foliage throughout the growing season. If given a good site and proper care, an established peony will flower for many years.

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