Howard County

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Howard County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. Read about some of the ways ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make our county a better place to live. You’ll be amazed at what we do.

DUE TO COVID 19 our office is going to be open to the public Monday thru Friday from 9- 12 noon. We will be closed to the public each afternoon from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.  If you need assistance at other times you may call for an appointment or leave a message on our phone at 563-547-3001 and we will respond.  4H papers can be dropped thru the drop box by the front door.  Email xhoward@iastate.edu

For the lastest up-to-date information please check out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Iowa Department of Public Health websites.  The health and safety of our community and staff is priority. 

 

 

 

AT HOME LEARNING RESOURCES

 

 

DEALING WITH STRESS - click here for information

DEALING WITH DISASTERS- check out the website.

Manure applicator training for commerical or confinement and commerical pesticide applicator continuing ed reshows will be held each Friday at either 8:30 or 1:00.  You must call and register at least one day in advance.  If no registrations are received, the program will not be shown. 

Howard County Resource Directory - a collaborative effort by the Howard County Interagency Group to provide a quick resource guide with pertinent contacts.
Howard County Barn Quilts
Check out the Corn and Soybean test results at the Iowa Crop Performance Testing Page.
Farm Analysis information called FINPAK - check it out.
2019 Howard County Stakeholder Report

County News

Fan on outside grain bin
October 14, 2020

As harvest temps decline it is important to cool stored grain properly.

Picture Richard Jauron
September 30, 2020
 
Horticulture answers and updates will still be available, but in a different format
September 30, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Siouxland and Tri-State Agricultural Lenders Seminars have been combined into one virutal seminar set for Tuesday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

logo of 4H Show Iowa
September 23, 2020

A virtual celebration of 4-H exhibits, Communication events, and Awardrobe Clothing Selection was held for 4-H members across the state.  This opportunity provided state level recognition to partially replace the loss of these opportunities due to the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair.  We are proud to announce the participants from Howard County.

Craig and Flossie Morrison
August 6, 2020

Craig and Flossie Morrison will be inducted into the 4H Hall of Fame in a virtual ceremony on August 23, 2020.

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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