County News

January 7, 2021

Get the opportunity to make a Valentine's Day Garland and/or Valentine's Candy Jar.

December 17, 2020

Come join the Emmet County Extension staff this summer (2021) and work closely with Emmet County Fair pre/during/post fair, run summer camps, and SO MUCH MORE!

June 19, 2020

Emmet County 4-H & FFA Show

Social distancing is expected during all 2020 4-H and FFA events. If there are situations where social distancing cannot be followed, we encourage face coverings. The safety of our 4-Hers and FFA participants, families of participants, and volunteers is our priority. As we encourage social distancing, your extension staff and fair board will be cleaning high touch areas frequently and working hard providing a safe and fun fair experience.

June 4, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach Emmet County requests for proposals from qualified snow removal and lawn mowing services

May 29, 2020

2020 Programming!!

April 23, 2020

Concerned about your finances during these uncertain times, but not sure where to start? ISU Extension and Outreach invites you to get in touch with one of our Human Sciences financial educators. 

April 6, 2020

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach is offering a five-session or three-session online course in finances of caregiving and best practices for planning ahead as you age.

April 3, 2020

Please see here the most recent livestock updates

March 27, 2020

Local hospitals are seeking in-kind donations for extra personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of a COVID-19 contingency plan should other available resources become exhausted. 

March 26, 2020

2020 Sheep/Goat Weigh In Cancelled

Livestock ID Deadline MOVED to June 1

January 22, 2020

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. 

October 10, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct Farm Bill: ARC/PLC & Farm Financial Decisions meeting Dec. 4th in Estherville. 

May 15, 2019

Are your fields too wet to plant? Do you have standing water in your fields? Do you feel you are way behind in fieldwork? Wondering how crop insurance will work if you can’t get a crop in the ground? Then maybe you should consider attending a Delayed Planting Meeting put on by Emmet and Kossuth County Extension Offices.

April 10, 2019

 Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21 with a focus on three core pillars: food safety, animal well-being, and character development.

4-H members who exhibit the following species — beef, goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep, swine — must be YQCA certified by JUNE 30th.

April 4, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach in Emmet County will be offering pressure canner lid checks on June 13 from 9 am to 4 pm at the office. 

April 4, 2019

Rule book for the 2020 Emmet County Fair is now available!

April 2, 2019

Gardening with Children, Childcare Provider training will be held April 29, 6:30-8:30 pm. 

March 27, 2019

4-H shirts are now available to order! This is the one and only time we will order this year and before fair. Orders and payments are due Thursday, April 30th by 4:30 pm to the Extension Office. 

March 27, 2019

ISU Extension and Otreach offers resoruces related to flooding. 

January 17, 2019

The Clover Knowledge Escapade is the 4-H Communications Event. For the 2020 year, WE ARE STILL PENDING A DATE, but will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Church (409 N 6th St., Estherville). It will begin at 2:00 pm with Extemporaneous Speaking and end around 5:00 pm. The Clover Knowledge Escapade is a great way to build your speaking and presentation skills, as well as be an experience that will last LIFETIME!

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