Howard County

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Howard County

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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

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. 







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

August 12, 2020

Safety is always the first precaution when working with power outages.

Collapsed Grain Bin
August 12, 2020

Due to the recent storm damage it is important to assess grain storage damage carefully.

swine building
August 7, 2020

Learn techniques for better ventilation, concrete and truss management.

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.

Picture of Covid Recovery Iowa
August 4, 2020

Weekly 60 minute virtual updates on Mondays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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For over 100 years, ISU Extension and Outreach has been serving Iowans. As our state recovers from COVID-19, we’ll continue to deliver research-based education and information. We’re here for you now. And for the next 100 years.

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