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.

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.
2018 Howard County Stakeholder Report

County News

March 18, 2019

A Spring Arbor Walk will be taking place in Cresco, Iowa on May 24, 2019 from 1-3 p.m.  This walk is on cooperation with Iowa DNR Forestry Field Day, Rachel Boucher presentor.

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.

Livestock Committee Members
November 12, 2018

The annual 4-H awards program was held on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Cresco honoring 4-H members and special people who contribute to the 4-H program in Howard County.

picnic table
October 23, 2018

4-H County Council members recently completed a service project in conjunction with Cresco Park and Rec.

Tyler Felper of Riceville
September 17, 2018

122 4th grade students and teachers attended Farm Safety Day on September 12, 2018 at the Mighty Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco.  Guest speaker was Tyler Felper assisted by his mother, Ellen Felper of Riceville, Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Do We Do? We Serve All Iowans

Watch what happens when we invite some ISU Extension and Outreach staff to Hilton Coliseum for a conversation about what they really do. As they ask each other questions, they reach one conclusion: We serve all Iowans.  

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