County News

Speakers Plastino, Hart and Schultz
October 11, 2019

Northeast Iowa- Agricultural lenders and suppliers, producers and policymakers grow nervous when commodity prices, input costs, farmland values and lease rates become volatile  and add in weather variables and and there is plenty of excitement to manage for the 2020 farming year.”

Matt Ross - presentor at Farm Safety Day
September 12, 2019

The annual farm safety day was held on September 10, 2019 in Cresco at the Fairgrounds with 136 4th grade students from Crestwood, Notre Dame and Riceville schools.

August 22, 2019

Howard County 4-H members participated at the Iowa State Fair and received numerous awards on their static entries, livestock entries and communication entries.

Bill and Joan Kosters with grandchildren and horses
August 20, 2019

Bill and Joan Kosters of Cresco, Iowa, were inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at the Iowa State Fair on August 18,2019

August 13, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach in Howard County is looking for a full-time County Youth Coordinator (CYC) with demonstrated initiative, drive and unique ideas.

July 9, 2019

The 2019 4H and FFA Horse games were held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Mighty Howard County Fiar in Cresco, Iowa.

July 5, 2019

2019 4H and FFA Beef show results from Mighty Howard County Fair on June 29, 2019 in Cresco, Iowa.

July 5, 2019

The 2019 4H and FFA Swine Show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair on Friday, June 28, 2019

July 5, 2019

The 4H and FFA Horse Show on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 had twenty horse exhibitors participating.

July 3, 2019

The 2019 Howard County Fair 4-H and FFA Rabbit show was held on Friday, June 28, 2019 in Cresco, Iowa.

July 1, 2019

The 2019 4-H and FFA Poultry Show was held on June 27, 2019 in Cresco at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

June 30, 2019

The 2019 Dog Obedience show was held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the MIghty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

2019 Dairy Show participants
June 30, 2019

The 2019 Howard County 4-H and FFA Dairy Show was held at the fairgrounds in Cresco on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

June 30, 2019

The 2019 Howard County Meat Goat show was held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

June 30, 2019

The 2019 Howard County 4-H and FFA Sheep Show was held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

June 28, 2019

The 2019 Howard County Fair Pet Show was held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in Cresco, Iowa.

June 21, 2019

4-H youth in Howard County participated in the Intermediate two day adventure exploring Arnold's Park and LeMars, Iowa.

Amanda Gorzney - Borlaug Thomson Intern
May 15, 2019

The Borlaug Thomson intern has arrived in Howard County to spend 10 weeks working with the Borlaug Foundation and ISU Extensin and Outreach in Howard County.

Friend of Extension Award Picture
May 2, 2019

The Firend of Extension Award was awarded to Tom and Sue Barnes and the Association of Iowa Fairs by  Epsilon Sigma Phi at Annual Conference in Ames.

Summer Day Camps 2019
April 26, 2019

The 2019 Summer Day Camps for Howard County youth grades K-8 will take place in June and July.

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