County News

Farmland leasing & management webinars
July 23, 2020

Informational Online Workshops Offered Free to Iowans on August 10 and August 14.  

Women, Land and Legacy logo
July 23, 2020

Join Women, Land & Legacy and Women Caring for the Land for Women, Land & Soil Health:  a fun and informative soil health 101 Session on August 4th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Master gardener logo with green hand and tree
July 22, 2020

Application is open for the upcoming Master Gardener training in Chickasaw County!  

The deadline for applying is August 1st.  

mother and daughter expressing love
July 22, 2020

This 6 part series starts Wednesday,  August 5th and runs through September 9th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. 

Weed in corn field
July 6, 2020
Iowa Learning Farms is collaborating with Practical Farmers of Iowa to provide an online Cover Crop Boot Camp in July. Billed as an event where ag retailers can learn to build a business case for cover crops, the program consists of three online sessions taking place July 8, 15, and 22, all at noon CDT.
Coronavirus ban
July 2, 2020

All exhibitors and attendees will need to have this form filled out to enter the gate.  

United States Flag waving
July 2, 2020

We will be closed on Friday, July 3rd.

The New Hampton office will be closed from Tuesday, July 7th through Friday, July 10th.  

June 25, 2020

There was many awesome entries  at the Chickasaw County Clothing and Communications Day Event!

row crops
June 22, 2020

Replacing the traditional face-to-face ISU Research Farm Field Day in June, ISU Extension and Outreach is offering three 30-minute webinars.  Each webinar will start at 8:00 am with a 20-minute presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions.  

Master gardener logo with green hand and tree
June 17, 2020

We are excited to offer Master Gardener training this fall in Chickasaw County!

June 16, 2020

Check out our new branding!  

4-H Clover
June 8, 2020

Chickasaw County Extension & Outreach is excited to offer free, virtual summer learning activities for our local youth.
Since in-person experiences will be limited, these activities and kits serve as a great opportunity to learn something new, stay engaged, and have fun!

4-H Clover
June 5, 2020

Meet our new summer intern, FairEntry and YQCA information, and much more in this month's newsletter!  

Jars of home canned foods
June 4, 2020

Spring is finally here and many gardens are being planted.  Preserving your garden's summer bounty is a great way to enjoy home-grown produce year round-as long as your don't serve food borne illness like botulism, with your home preserved foods, say nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  

Strawberries in bowl
June 4, 2020

The nutrition/wellness teams with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar series with garden maintenance and food perservation. 

2 4-Hers gardening
June 4, 2020

Iowa 4-H Youth Development has launched Garding to Give, a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities.  

mother and daughter expressing love
June 4, 2020

Families may now sign up now for On Their Own and OK

Soup pot, bowl and vegetables
May 29, 2020

Nutrition and wellness specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach provide quinkinar videos for "Healthy and Homemade" meals while saving money and time in the kitchen. 

Large green tractor planting crops
May 20, 2020

The 2020 Cash Rental Rates survey is now available!

Woman and man talking about finances
May 6, 2020

Equip yourself and others to become financially empowered. 

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