Bremer County

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Bioreactor removes nitrates.

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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.

Apr 29—Operation Re Leaf/Alliant Energy, 8:30-10:00 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Apr 30 - 4-H Sheep Workshop, 3 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds
May 4 – 4th Grade Safety Day, 9 am, Waverly Fairgrounds
May 5 – 4-H/FFA Sheep Weigh In, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds, Waverly
May 7 – 4-H Photo Workshop, 2-8 pm, Pikes Peak
May 15 – All 4-H & FFA Animal ID’s due online or to the Extension Office, Tripoli
May 20 – 4-H Poultry Workshop, 10 am, Extension Office
May 24—Lawn and Turfgrass Workshop, 5:30-6:30pm, Waverly Civic Center
June 1 – 4-H Leader’s Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
June 3 – Bremer County Master Gardeners Plant & Craft Sale, 8-11 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
June 6 & 8 – Farm Animal Fun Day Camp, K-1st grades, Waverly Fairgrounds
June 14 – Extension Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli

County News

Spend smart eat smart
April 13, 2017

Iowans can eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” has been helping families do so for more than seven years, and a newly designed website makes it even easier.

April 4, 2017

A major advantage to using a cover crop is to help retain nutrients from leaching away during the spring  before your grain crop is growing.

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.  

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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Mobile Museum Takes Iowa History on Tour

The State Historical Society of Iowa is partnering with ISU Extension and Outreach and local organizations as the Iowa History 101 mobile museum begins its 99 county tour over the next three years.  

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April 26, 2017 03:48 PM

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