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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Humboldt County

Humboldt County Extension builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve quality of life in Iowa. We have the resources to help with your business, family, farm, or community.

Links to our most popular publications:

2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey - Survey of Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers on rates expected to be charged or paid for custom machine work.
2017 Cash Rent Survey - Cash rental rates presented are the result of a survey of farmers, landowners, agricultural lenders, real estate brokers, and professional farm manners.
Iowa Land Value Survey - The Iowa Land Value Survey, directed by Michael Duffy, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Farm Management Specialist and professor of economics, is a topic of great interest. The survey has been conducted annually since 1941, and is the only statewide survey that collects information on land values in each of Iowa's 99 counties.
A listing of all ISUE publications by topic:
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Publications
Summer Program Assistant Position:  Humboldt County Extension and Outreach is seeking applications for a Summer Program Assistant.  Position is part-time with some night and weekend work.  A valid driver's license and access to transportation is required.  Duties include: pre-fair and fair activities.  Minimum qualifications: 18 years or older and a high school graduate or equivalent.  Familiar with 4-H program and computer skills preferred.  Applications accepted until March 8, 2018 or until position filled.  In accordance with ISU Extension's Child Protection and Safety Policy, a background check will be completed on the selected applicant.  Humboldt County Extension & Outreach is an EEO/AA employer.

County News

February 13, 2018

"From Seed to Table" webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, February 27 at 2 pm

February 13, 2018
February 12, 2018

Horticulture Hints-Making Cut Flowers Last

February 12, 2018

Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical and mental demands on farmers. It’s set up for stress that cannot be ignored, says Malisa Rader, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family life program specialist.

Words on Wellness newsletter
February 1, 2018

Words on Wellness is a monthly newsletter written by Holly Van Heel, Iowa State University Extension Nutrition & Health Program Specialist.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 16, 2018 03:15 PM

ISU Extension and Outreach has published the Field Crop Scouting book as an online learning tool for crop scouts and other agricultural...

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