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.

Oct. 3---“Gardening Ideas”, 6:30pm, Denver Library
Oct 19 – Aquatic, Forest & Right of Way Pest Mgmt, 9 am. Extension Office
Oct 27 – Mosquito/Public Health Pest Mgmt, 9 am, Extension Office
Nov 9 – Ornamental & Turfgrass Applicators, 9 am, Extension Office
Nov 9 – Extension Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office
Nov 13 – 4-H Banquet, 6 pm, Center Inn, Readlyn
Nov 15 – Fumigation, 9 am, Extension Office
Nov 16 – Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Mgmt, 9 am, Extension Office
Nov 19- “Seasonal Wreath Making”, 9:30am, Denver Library
Nov 24 & 25 – Extension Office closed
Dec 7 – Pest Control Operators, 9 am, Extension Office
Dec 17 – 4-H/FFA Beef Weigh-In, 8 am, Waverly Sales Barn
Dec 23, 26 & Jan 2 – Extension Office closed

County News

September 28, 2016

Come and learn about 4-H, swim, and meet new friends

September 22, 2016

For those affected by recent flooding and/or high water, attached is a list of some potential contacts.

September 14, 2016

Learn how to transform some of nature’s materials like wild grape vine, pine boughs, conifer branches,  sumac, dried wildflowers, etc., into a seasonal wreath to hang on your door, or share with someone to brighten their holiday spirits.

September 14, 2016

This is the 6th year of growing and donating fresh produce for those in need.  The plot once contained four homes destroyed by the 2008 Cedar River Flood.  

September 14, 2016

Two years of collecting data shows our woodchip bioreactor has significantly reduced tile water nitrates from the Tom Manson Farm north of Tripoli.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

September 20, 2016 12:21 PM

Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County...

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