County News

December 10, 2019

The South Winneshiek and St. Theresa 4-H afterschool programs held in Ossian will run from January to April for grades K-3.Registration is now open until December 20. Flyers were sent home with all students.

December 10, 2019

We are seeking youth members to join the first Winneshiek County 4-H Garden Club. Hosted by alumni 4-H’er and Luther College student, Thomas Woodford, from Palo Alto County.
 

December 6, 2019

“Iowa law requires confinement site manure applicators to attend two hours of continuing education each year of their three-year certification period or take and pass an exam once every three years,” said Dan Andersen, associate professor, ISU Ag and Biosystems Engineering and coordinator of the manure applicator certification program.

November 13, 2019

Support the Winneshiek County 4-H Citizenship Group by supporting their Pampered Chef Fundraiser. Great ideas in time for the holidays!

November 4, 2019

Are you an Iowa 4-H'er planning to attend college? The Iowa 4-H Foundation knows it's not easy to finance a college education, and we know that many Iowa 4-H'ers can use help achieving their educational goals. Consider applying for an Iowa 4-H Scholarship, funded by donors through the Iowa 4-H Foundation. All Winneshiek County Seniors are encouraged to apply!

October 31, 2019

Attention Beef project members.
Beef Blast will take place at the Iowa State University Campus, Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center on December 7, 2019. For youth grades 7-12. The first 5 Winneshiek youth registered can receive full reimbursement!

October 21, 2019

The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a “California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo Trip” in the Fresno and Tulare, California areas on February 9-13, 2020. This tour is open to dairy producers and agri-business personnel.

October 21, 2019

Applications are due by November 15th for the Beef Opportunity program through the Winneshiek County Cattlemen.

October 15, 2019

Researchers are developing a new training system to help farm workers understand the hazards of noise in the workplace. This system will consist of a small noise monitor, smart phone, and a laptop. We are looking for farm workers to try these new devices. You will learn how to protect your hearing.

October 9, 2019

The public is invited to attend the next meeting of the Winneshiek County Master Gardeners.

October 7, 2019

Join us in supporting the Winneshiek County 4-H Endowment at the Friends of 4-H Gala!

October 7, 2019

Hurry and order yours by October 21!

October 7, 2019

Next meeting is October 20 at 4:00 PM @ Decorah Lutheran Church to set up for the Awards Program.
 

October 7, 2019

A few items for our 4-H leaders.

October 7, 2019

The Citizenship program is open to all 4-H intermediate and senior-age members.

October 7, 2019

Come address your stress at this youth organized retreat that will help you prepare for adulthood and learn ways to navigate your future!

October 7, 2019
October 7, 2019
October 7, 2019

Ready, Set, Roll! Join us at Jewels Skate Country for family fun and 4-H Find-Out on November 10 from 4:30-6:30 PM at Jewels Skate Country. This event is free for enrolled Winneshiek County 4-H families, or those interested in joining!
 

October 2, 2019

Come join the fun in learning chainsaw safety and skills!

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