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 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

April 13, 2018

The annual 4-H Spring Fair was held on April 7 with 4-H members presenting Share The Fun Acts, Educational Presentations, Workingn Exhibits, Clothing Selection and Clothing Challenge.

April 12, 2018

A workshop for businesses and front line employees to enhance great ambassadors for their business and community.

Cresco Clovers
March 29, 2018

Cresco Clover Kids started in March at the Notre Dame Church Basement in Cresco, Iowa.

Riceville Clover Kids
March 29, 2018

The Riceville Clover Kids started recently in Riceville, Iowa with a group of active learners.

Citizenship group with Senator Joni Ernst
March 12, 2018

Howard County 4-H members participated in the recent Citizenship Trip to Washington DC.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

20,000 Meals from the Heartland

Nothing brings people together quite like working shoulder to shoulder in hairnets and packaging 20,000 meals in an hour. During a Meals from the Heartland service project, ISU Extension and Outreach was networking with a purpose to fight hunger.

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