Bremer County

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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  
Jan 26 - Private Pesticide Trainings, 1:30 pm and 7 pm, Extension Office Tripoli
Feb 9 - Winter Master Gardener Webinar, 6:30 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 14 - Commercial Ag CIC, 9-11:15 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb. 16 - Winter Master Gardener Webinar, 6:30 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 22 - Seed Treatment CIC, 9-11:30 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb. 23 - Winter Master Gardener Webinar, 6:30 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 23 - Confinement Manure Certification, 1:30 pm, Borlaug Center, Nashua
Feb 23 - Annie’s Women’s Ag Program, 5:30-9 pm, Extension Office, Fayette
Feb 25 - Radon in the Home, 10:30 am, Sumner Library
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 5 – 4-H Omelet Brunch, 8 – 12:30 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds, Waverly
Mar 7 - Bee and Honey Interest Group, 6:30 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli

County News

Fairground Plans
January 11, 2017

The Bremer County Fair is known for their dedication to teaching the youth and for having a wide- variety of events. But they're planning for bigger and better.

January 9, 2017

During the winter you can see more of the tree and evaluate where to prune…plus no problem with insects.

December 2, 2016

With that season upon us, many are using wood fireplaces for heat and safety is job #1.

December 2, 2016

Cover crops can help soil health, help gather and return nutrients, and aid with reducing soil loss.  Learn more about research and management ideas on the attached articles.

November 17, 2016

The annual Bremer County 4-H Awards Banquet was held on Sunday, November 13 at 6:00 pm at the Center Inn in Readlyn with a full meal and pie and ice cream for dessert.  

Awards were given to 4-H’ers who had done an outstanding job in recording their goals and accomplishments during the past 4-H year.  The evaluators looked for neatness, completion of forms, citizenship and leadership in project areas and 4-H growth when selecting the winners.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

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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January 23, 2017 11:35 AM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a three-hour class for anyone interested in being certified to sell morel...

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