Bremer County

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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.

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS FOR YOU  
Feb 28 - Pesticide Applicators Testing, 10-2, Tripoli City Hall
Feb 28 - Mar 2 - Hawkeye Farm Show, UNI Dome, Cedar Falls
Feb 28 - Wildlife in Action with Kip Ladage, 6:30 pm, Civic Center, Waverly
Mar 1 - Ornamental Applicators, 9:00am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Mar 5 - 4-H Omelet Brunch, 8 – 12:00 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds, Waverly
Mar 7 - Bee and Honey Interest Group, 6:30 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
Mar 8 - NE IA Research Farm Annual Meeting, 9:30am, Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua
Mar 16 - NE IA Dairy Foundation Annual Meeting, 10am, Iowa’s Dairy Center, Calmar
Mar 21 - National Ag Day
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 8:00 pm, Hawkeye College
Mar 28 - Fruit Tree Planting and Pruning, 4:30pm, Apples on the Avenue, Nashua

County News

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.

February 1, 2017

Gain a deeper appreciation for the natural world around us by attending a showing of some of our area wildlife photographer Kip Ladages’ many outstanding photos and the stories behind their creation.  Come to the Waverly Civic Center on the evening of Wednesday, February 28th…free and open to the public with a free-will donation of food for the local food bank.

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Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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