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.

Township Trustee Workshop on February 13 at Featherlite Center cancelled due to weather.   This meeting has bee rescheduled for March 6 at 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Cresco Bank & Trust - note the change in location.

DEALING WITH STRESS - click here for information
DEALING WITH DROUGHT- 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.
2018 Howard County Stakeholder Report

County News

February 18, 2019

BQA - Beef Quality Assurance training will be held on March 7 at Lime Spring Community Center form 1-3.

January 24, 2019

Applications for camp counselors, junior camp registration and intermediate summer trip application are available and will be sent to you in the February Newsletter.

On My Own and OK Workshop participants
January 8, 2019

The new year was started with a workshop for 4-8 graders to learn about staying home alone.

Small Change
November 30, 2018

A free financial course tailored to employees of cities, counties and Employer IPERS businesses.  

November 28, 2018

Food preservation is not difficult, but does require following research based recipes.  Come and learn the latest techniques.

Try something new this year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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