County News

November 30, 2017

Private Pesticide Applicator TrainingsThe 2017-18 Private Pesticide Applicator Training Continuing Instruction Course dates have been set. 

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November 11, 2017

Webster County 4-H members may apply for the Webster County Youth Grant Program, which is an outgrowth of the Iowa Promise Grant due to the discontinuation of the Promise Grant Program after 2009.  The Promise Grant was originally established in result of the 1998 Iowa Summit Initiative and its emphasis on youth and community service.

November 3, 2017

 Many farmers and other self-employed Iowans not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid have few choices when it comes to 2018 health insurance. In the past several weeks, thousands of Iowans currently insured on the individual market, including many farmers, received notification that their policies would not be renewed for 2018. So what options do farmers and other small business owners have for health insurance in 2018?  To learn more click here.

August 25, 2017

Wanted all 10th, 11th & 12th Graders!  This is the trip you have been waiting for - Citizenship Washington Focus.

May 5, 2017

This popular publication shows typical cash rental rates for corn and soybean acres, as well as for land devoted to hay, oats, and pasture.

April 24, 2017

Looking for a wellness program for your staff or group? ISU Extension and Outreach has a program available at no cost – “What About Me? My Wellbeing?” Contact Malisa Rader at for more information.

Money Mechanics
March 8, 2017

When making financial decisions, seeking unbiased information is an important first step.  ISU Extension’s free “Money Mechanics” publications provide research-based non-commercial information on ten core financial topics.  They’re designed to help you make informed decisions to meet your needs. 

August 23, 2016

If you happened to miss out on the leasing meetings or are from out state, you can now have the ability to watch online.

April 27, 2015

Words on Wellness (WOW) promotes a healthy lifestyle. Get reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety.  Check out WOW to explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.

March 12, 2015

The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is a FREE program available to families in Webster County to help parents provide nutritious food for their families, leading to healthy children and strong families.

March 12, 2015

Did you know that there are estimated 76 million food borne illnesses each year and 225 to 300 million cases of acute gastroenteritis? That figures out to be once a year for each of us.

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