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- 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

Dairy Days
December 12, 2018
Howard County to host annual event focused on herd management strategies in Riceville on January 21, 2019.
Small Change
November 30, 2018

A free financial course tailored to employees of cities, counties and Employer IPERS businesses.  

roller skates
November 30, 2018

All Howard County 4-H members are invited to a Roller Skate Party on January 20, 2019.

On My Own and OK Workshop
November 28, 2018

A workshop for grades 4-8 to learn safety skills to stay home along.

November 28, 2018

Food preservation is not difficult, but does require following research based recipes.  Come and learn the latest techniques.

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Listening, Learning and Working for a Strong Iowa

In ISU Extension and Outreach, we always want to learn more about the challenges Iowans are facing and determine how we can help address those challenges. We are listening, learning, and working together with the people of our state to build a strong Iowa.

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