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

June 22, 2018

The 2018 4H and FFA Rabbit show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair on Friday, June 22, 2018 in Cresco, Iowa.

June 22, 2018

The Mighty Howard County Fair 4-H and FFA Horse Show was held on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Cresco.

June 22, 2018

THe 2018 4H and FFA Poultry Show was held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

June 21, 2018

The 2018 4H and FFA Dog Obedience show was held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco.

June 21, 2018

The 4-H and FFA Sheep Show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair on June 21, 2018.

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