Bremer County

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Waverly Community Sharing Garden

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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.

Sept. 9 - “Windbreak Field Day”, 2-3:30pm, Bob Busch Farm, Waverly
Sept. 13— “Bioreactor Field Day”, 10-11:30am, Tom Manson Farm (Hwy 63/160th St) Tripoli
Sept. 14 – Extension Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension office
Sept 17-18 – Omaha Zoo Trip, Regional 4-H trip for Grades 6 -8th
Sept 27 – 4-H Leaders Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli

County News

August 15, 2016

For the seventh consecutive year we are offering to growers the service to collect and test up to three corn fields free to determine residual nitrates.

August 15, 2016

Learn how an efficient windbreak can save energy, trap snow, help wildlife, plus add appearance and value to your property.

August 15, 2016

Learn and observe about two years research on the first and only woodchip bioreactor in Bremer County and how it is reducing soil nitrates from tile water outlets.  

June 7, 2016

These emerge in summer and have major appetites and are difficult to control.

June 6, 2016

Have you every wanted to sleep with SHARKS or go on a SAFARI.  

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 29, 2016 09:34 AM

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a soil health and cover crop field day at Black Hawk Lake in Lake View on Thursday, Sept. 15...

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