County News

January 21, 2020

Join members from Houston County, MN and surrounding areas to learn more about Dairy and Meat Goats

January 16, 2020

YQCA courses are available online and at face-to-face trainings. Registration and payment is required. 

January 15, 2020

Winneshiek County Extesnion & Outreach is looking for a part-time Office Assistant/Program Coordinator.

December 31, 2019

Send us your artwork for the 2020 T-Shirt Design Contest!

December 30, 2019

Winneshiek County Extension & Outreach is pleased to offer scholarships for Winneshiek County Youth. The recipient must be a current member of a Winneshiek 4-H Club.

December 17, 2019

Click to see office hours during New Years Week!

December 17, 2019

Click to see office hours during Christmas Week!

December 10, 2019

Annual event focused on herd management strategies

December 10, 2019

Join us on Sunday, February 16 for a 4-H New Member Find-Out.

December 10, 2019

4-H Clubs may apply for grants to be used for community imporvement projects!

December 10, 2019

Thank you to all who supported the Friends of 4-H Gala!

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.

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