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.

SUMMER DAY CAMPS 2018 -- Check out the registration for new payment feature.

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

July 16, 2018

Focus on Nitrogen Field Day will be held at IU Northeast  Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua, Iowa.

July 16, 2018

The annual Demonstration Garden tour will be July 28 at the Farm near Nashua, Iowa.

July 4, 2018

4-H and FFA ribbon auction at Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco grosses $67,375.

June 26, 2018

The 4-H and FFA Horse Games show was held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

June 25, 2018

On June 18 over 300 4-H projects were judged and evaluated at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Horticulture Meets Citizenship at Soldier Garden

4-H youth are learning about horticulture, history, farming practices and citizenship in the Soldier Garden at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. 4-H’ers have planted and are taking care of the garden with guidance from ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners.

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