Bremer County

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Bioreactor removes nitrates.

Economic Development

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Bremer County

You can rely on your dedicated Iowa State University and Bremer County Extension staff for unbiased, research based information and educational services. We emphasize healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy local economies for our Iowa citizens. Click Here to see our new video: “HOW DO WE BENEFIT BREMER CITIZENS”   Click here to watch our Barn Quilt Video.  Click here for our new Barn Quilt Map.

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS FOR YOU  
Mar 25 - Bremer Dairy Promoters Annual Banquet, 7:30pm, Fairgrounds 4-H Building, Waverly
Mar 27 – 4-H/FFA, FSQA Training, 6:30 pm to 8 pm, Hawkeye Community College
Mar 28 - Fruit Tree Planting and Pruning, 4:30pm, Apples on the Avenue, Nashua
Mar 29—Fruit Tree Pruning and Pollinators, 4:40pm, Erling Bilden Farm, Elgin
Apr 1 – 4-H/FFA Swine Weigh In, 8-10 am, Waverly Fairgrounds
Apr 8 – 4-H/FFA, FSQA Training, 9-10:30 am, Hawkeye Community College
Apr 11—Bee and Honey Production, 6:30pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
Apr 16-22 National Extension Week
Apr 17 – 4-H/FFA, FSQA Training, 6:30 pm to 8 pm, Hawkeye Community College
Apr 22 – 4-H/FFA, FSQA Training, 9-10:30 am, Hawkeye Community College
Apr 23 – 4-H Dairy Workshop, 3 pm, Blasberg Dairy, Tripoli
Apr 29—Operation Re Leaf/Alliant Energy, 8:30-10:30am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Apr 30 – 4-H Sheep Workshop, 3 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds

County News

March 14, 2017

A quick, private, and easy to use kit to check the level of nitrates exiting your field tiles is now available from your Bremer ISU Extension and Outreach office in Tripoli.  

February 15, 2017

With spring on the horizon, those interested in learning how to prune and manage fruit trees plus the role of pollinators are invited to a special workshop sponsored by area Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices.  

Wife caregiver for husband
February 6, 2017

The Finances of Caregiving is a series of five 2-hour workshops to expand your understanding of possible solutions for providing care for a loved one and help families plan together for the care receiver’s care.

Couple working on finances
February 6, 2017

 A little education can make a big difference in setting and reaching financial goals. That’s what Iowans are discovering in "Your Money, Your Future" workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

February 1, 2017

Alliant Energy, the Iowa DNR, and Bremer ISU Extension have joined together to sponsor a special shade tree promotion this spring.  Alliant Energy clients can obtain two energy saving shade trees at a special price.  This event on Saturday, April 9th will feature 170 trees from 11 different species.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

2017 ISU Day at the Iowa Capitol

ISU Extension and Outreach shared the Land Grant Legacy at Iowa State University Day at the Capitol and reminded legislators that their elected positions give them a connection to Iowa State’s legacy.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

March 27, 2017 12:40 PM

John Lawrence, associate dean in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and director of extension and outreach, has been named...

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