County News

March 25, 2020

With rapidly changing conditions across the country due to COVID-19, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help Iowans "Spend Smart. Eat Smart."  and stay healthy in these unique circumstances. This website has resources on how to stay physically active, save money while food shopping, decrease food waste and prepare healthy recipes.

March 25, 2020

A generous gift helps Iowa State University continue a popular tax education program in Wisconsin.

March 25, 2020

With spring already here, now is a good time to make sure you're prepared for those first few lawn cuttings, says Adam Thoms, assistant professor and turfgrass extension specialist at Iowa State University.

March 23, 2020

Children and families can learn about conservation via the Monday Mix online opportunity from Water Rocks!

March 23, 2020

Iowa Learning Farms will host weekly webinars each Wednesday during this time of social distancing.

March 22, 2020

UPDATED. Three Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists recommend one simple and important method for combating COVID-19: Properly wash your hands.

March 3, 2020

Drainage main upgrade on farm has emerged as a concern in the past couple years; including addressing drainage water quality. A day-long regional workshop has been scheduled on March 30 by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO) at the Zion Lutheran Church in Humboldt, Iowa. 

March 2, 2020

Learn about risk management options with these articles and accompanying videos from Ag Decision Maker.

February 27, 2020

No matter how exciting the prospect of owning a home can be, the process of buying a home can be daunting. “A Place of Your Own,” an online home buyer education course from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps Iowans be savvy consumers as they navigate this big purchase.

February 24, 2020

Three dairy workshops will focus on design and ventilation of calf and heifer facilities. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering the workshops March 27, March 31 and April 3.

February 21, 2020

Home gardeners can learn to overcome some of the problems encountered when starting transplants indoors. Get tips from horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

February 5, 2020

Help Wanted
Pocahontas County Fair Food Stand Manager 
July 15 to July 20, 2020

February 4, 2020

The ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program will hold a series of commercial applicator continuing instruction course  trainings throughout Iowa during Spring 2020.

January 31, 2020

Pocahontas, Iowa— The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a winter webinar series in 2020. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours for the webinars that are scheduled at the ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office for February 11th, March 10th and April 14th.

January 29, 2020

Learn how to hire and retain quality farm labor by tuning into upcoming dairy webinars.

January 24, 2020

The 2020 National Youth Summit on Agri-Science conference Jan. 9-12 addressed the modern challenges facing agricultural production and the role of researchers, leaders and public advocates, when it comes to feeding future global populations. Ten 4-H youth represented Iowa at the 2020 conference held in Washington, D.C.

January 17, 2020

Is your tax refund the financial highlight of the year? Then it is a valuable resource – one you can use to get ahead, suggests Barb Wollan, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 16, 2020

To help producers maximize profits, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting 17 workshops from the end of January through March called Soil Testing Interpretations and Recommendations: Maximizing Return on Investment.

January 16, 2020

Scale and mealybugs are two common insect pests on houseplants. Horticulture specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach share information on these pests and how to control their spread.

January 10, 2020

The second of the four-part winter cow webinar series is set for Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m.; participants have the choice of joining the webinar at their own location or at one of nine host sites.

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