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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Palo Alto County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm, look to Palo Alto County Extension and Iowa State University Extension for unbiased, researched-based information and education to help you make better decisions.

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County News

February 19, 2018

Palo Alto County 4-Hers and FFA members of all ages are invited to Sensational Swine, a program similar to our Beef Bonanza. This event is scheduled for Saturday, March 3rd from 9:45AM-3:00PM at the Kluver Community Center in Crystal Lake.  Sessions will include Speaking Out For Swine, Feeding Frenzy, Top Choice - Top Lines, Pieces of the Pork Puzzle, and Protect Your Pigs (scavenger hunt) and will include hands-on activities.  Cost is $10/participant and includes lunch - (accompanying adult(s) welcome for $10 lunch fee).  Pre-registration is required and due by Feb. 21st.  Click here for a registration form.

February 19, 2018

Are you interested in the arts?  Join us for a multi-county Arts Affair on Saturday, March 10th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Bishop Garrigan School in Algona.  This workshop is open to all youth in grades 4-12.  Cost is $30 for 4-Hers and $35 for non-4-Hers and will include lunch and art supplies.  Everyone will participate in the Kindness Rocks project.  Topics will include Media Mash-up – 2D Art; Design Dimensions – 3D Art; Ready, Aim, Shoot! – Photography; 3,2,1…Action! – Theater Arts; Sensational Shibori – Textile Art; and Delicious Delicacies – Culinary Art.  To sign up online click here.  Deadline to register is midnight on March 4th – space is limited.

November 13, 2017

This video was created in response to some requests received from volunteer feedback.  It takes a look at resources available for club meetings and parliamentary procedure.

October 30, 2017

Thank you to the PACGDC for the grant to allow us to put in this handicap ramp. Please feel free to use the ramp when entering the Palo Alto County Extension Office.

March 31, 2017

This is a must see if you plan to bring exhibits to the Palo Alto County Fair!  The fair book includes rules, fair classes and descriptions, premiums, etc.  Please read before you exhibit! 

Private Pesticide Dates:                                                  

03/06/18     9:30 AM   Kossuth Swea City First United Methodist Church
03/21/18     6:30 PM   Winnebago Forest City Titonka Savings Bank
03/21/18     9:30 AM   Clay Everly Hap Ketelsen Community Center

Iowa Dicamba Training Schedule:

Attendees need to bring their Certified Pesticide Applicator card with their number to any training sessions.
For sessions provided by BASF Corp., no pre-registration is required.
For sessions provided by Monsanto, pre-registration is required. Go to: http://www.cvent.com/events/Calendar/Calendar.aspx?cal=7829eb5d-ddef-4c2f-ac2c-a67626018ece

Feb 20 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Davenport Best Western Plus Steeplegate Inn,100 W 76th St, Davenport, IA 52806
Feb 21 9:00 am – 11:00 am BASF Corp. Jefferson Wild Rose Casino (Greene Room Event Center), 777 Wild Rose Dr., Jefferson, IA 50129
Feb 21 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm BASF Corp. Jefferson Wild Rose Casino (Greene Room Event Center), 777 Wild Rose Dr., Jefferson, IA 50129
Feb 21 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monsanto New Hampton The Pub at the Pinicon 3:00 PM,2205 South Linn Ave., New Hampton, IA 50659
Feb 22 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Le Mars Le Mars Convention Center, 275 12th St SE , Le Mars, IA 51031
Feb 22 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monsanto Northwood Diamond Jo Casino NOON ,777 Diamond Jo Lane, Northwood, IA 50459
Feb 23 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Huxley Huxley Learning Center,1551 Highway 210, Huxley, IA 50124
Feb 23 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monsanto Clear Lake Benigan’s,2023 7th Ave. North, Clear Lake, IA 50428
Feb 28 9:00 am – 11:00 am BASF Corp. Spencer Clay County Regional Events Center, 800 W. 18th St., Spencer, IA 50301
Feb 28 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Manchester Pin Oak Pub, Links and Event Center,2266 185TH Ave, Manchester, IA 52057
Feb 28 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm BASF Corp. Spencer Clay County Regional Events Center, 800 W. 18th St., Spencer, IA 50301
Mar 1 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Forest City Waldorf University -Saldeson Hall,106 South 6th St, Forest City, IA 50436
Mar 5 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Forest City Waldorf University -Saldeson Hall,106 South 6th St, Forest City, IA 50436
Mar 6 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Ottumwa Bridge View Center,102 Church Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501
Mar 7 10:00 am – 12:00 pm BASF Corp. Council Bluffs Hilton Garden Inn @ Horseshoe Casino, 2702 Mid America Drive, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Mar 7 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm BASF Corp. Council Bluffs Hilton Garden Inn @ Horseshoe Casino, 2702 Mid America Drive, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Mar 8 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Spencer Clay County Fair Grounds,800 W 18th St, Spencer, IA 51301
Mar 9 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Mason City North Iowa Area Community College,500 College Dr- Conference Center, Mason City, IA 50401
Mar 12 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Boone Boone Production Facility, 1159 S Ave-- North Break Room, Boone, IA 50036
Mar 14 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monsanto Clear Lake VFW 9:00 AM,219 Main Ave, Clear Lake, IA 50428
Mar 15 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Calmar Northeast Iowa Community College,1625 Hwy 150, S. Wilder Business Center, rooms 104/105, Calmar, IA 52132
Mar 16 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Monsanto Forest City Waldorf University -Saldeson Hall,106 South 6th St, Forest City, IA 50436
Mar 31 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monsanto Clarion Red Shed Events Center 9:30 AM,908 2nd Street NW, Clarion, IA 50525
 

 

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