Howard County

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Howard County

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DEALING WITH DROUGHT 2017 - 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.
2017 Howard County Stakeholder Report

County News

February 15, 2018

The annual winter webcast series of workshops will be offered in Howard County to Master Gardeners and anyone who has gardening interests.

Swine Ventilation Trailer
February 15, 2018

A workshop "Managing Your Unseen Employee: The Ventilation System" will be held on March 21 at the Featherlite Center in Cresco.

February 15, 2018

Weed ID - Diseases - Insects - Crop Growth and Development will be discussed on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Borlaug Learning Center

February 14, 2018

Current Iowa Ag Economics and Farm Succession Planning to be Highlighed at the ISU Northeast Research Farm on Tuesday, March 6 near Nashua.

4H New Members 2017
November 3, 2017

The annual 4-H awards program was held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Cresco Theater.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 21, 2018 04:35 PM

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