County News

January 7, 2021

With the continuing pandemic, many Iowans are rethinking when they will retire, whether sooner or later than they originally had planned. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is delivering educational online workshops beginning in January that address both scenarios.

January 5, 2021

The purpose of Mid Iowa Cooperative policy is to provide complete support to 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA). In lieu of purchasing animals at the various state or county fairs, they believe support to all members equally is the most beneficial practice. Apply for a Sponsorship now!

Now Hiring
December 21, 2020


The summer educator will work with youth and adults in Winneshiek County to deliver and support research-based educational programming. Delivery methods include but are not limited to day camps & workshops, overnight camps, virtual programs, and on-the-go programming kits.
 

Now Hiring
December 21, 2020

This position provides assistance to the 4-H Youth Development staff of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO) in Winneshiek County. The position will support the County Youth Coordinator (CYC) and the K-12 Program Coordinator. 

December 15, 2020

The Hixson Opportunity Award is a grant of $18,000 to be used at Iowa State University.  

December 15, 2020

Councils, other groups and organizations can support SWITCH initiative

December 15, 2020

Dairy goat webinar series to begin Jan. 6

December 15, 2020

I-29 Moo University Winter Virtual Workshop Will Focus on Dairy Sustainability

December 15, 2020

This program for women dairy producers will be offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in 2021.

December 9, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach in Winneshiek County has reopened. We are sorry for the inconvenience and look forward to serving you.

December 4, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach in Winneshiek County Iowa has an exciting opening for a
Part-Time Office Assistant

20 hours per week, some flexibility in schedule as needed by the office. Additional hours may be required as needed, possibility of evening hours. Overnight travel will be infrequent.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position provides assistance to Iowa State University Extension, Winneshiek County by accessing and providing information to help answer client’s needs; in person, over the phone and electronically. Performs work such as assisting with 4-H programming, maintaining records, filing and assembling data for various reports, completion of administrative assignments in a timely manner. Providing information based on knowledge of the policies and procedures of all areas of work related to ISU Extension, Winneshiek County. Duties will involve the use of conventional office equipment. For a full job description and job application email ktweed@iastate.edu.

Apply by submitting the following: County employment application, a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: Winnesh.g81fu1figk4dw9qt@u.box.com or email: Kraig Tweed at ktweed@iastate.edu

This position is open until filled; however, for full consideration please submit application materials by December 18, 2020.

December 4, 2020

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2021. These workshops are offered in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, registration is required. No walk-ins allowed. There is no fee to attend the workshops, but applicators will need to pay certification fees to complete certification requirements.

November 24, 2020

The 2020 Ag Chemical Dealer Update meetings will now be held online, but still offer the same timely information for the industry.

November 20, 2020

During a Nov. 25 webinar, Jacqueline Comito, director of Iowa Learning Farms, will explore what science says about how experiences of awe and expressions of gratitude can impact environmental attitudes and behaviors.

November 19, 2020

Experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will discuss the current corn and soybean supply and demand, and price outlook.

November 19, 2020

Horticulture specialist Gail Nonnecke, with Iowa State University, offers advice on preparing fruits for winter.

November 6, 2020

The Winneshiek County ISU Extension and Outreach will be closed November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving. 

November 6, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in collaboration with COVID Recovery Iowa, will begin offering the online program, “Loneliness and Isolation in a Pandemic,” to provide education about how to manage and process these feelings. Noon programs are set for Nov. 19 and Dec. 10.

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