County News

March 28, 2016

Many gardeners can’t wait to get outside into their garden. A good way to get over the winter hump is to start flowers and vegetables from seed indoors for later transplant. Growing plants from seed is inexpensive, easy, and efficient. The biggest advantage is a much wider variety of plants and cultivars are available from seed than from ready to buy transplants.

March 23, 2016

Bremer 4-H’ers, leaders, parents, and celebrity chefs all teamed up together to host around 900 for our annual omelet breakfast fundraiser.

February 5, 2016

No matter how close or far Iowans are from retirement, the new “Retirement: Secure Your Future” Web page from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will help them prepare, said Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist in family life.

January 29, 2016

A demonstration bioreactor installed along Crane Creek in Bremer County illustrate how they can improve water quality by intercepting nitrates on the edge of tile outlets.

January 13, 2016

Learn who the owners and operators of our Iowa farmland are..and some future implications.

January 4, 2016

Bremer County offers Pesticide Trainings in Tripoli & Waverly.

November 11, 2015

Proper care and operation is vital to harvesting wood safely and preventing accidents.

November 3, 2015

For those wondering about the capacity of your grain bins, silos, bunkers, hay sheds, tanks, etc., this article on the ISU Ag Decision Maker will help you to find out.

August 14, 2015

Cover crops are one method to improve soil quality, manage soil nutrients, and protect our resources.

August 14, 2015

For the fifth year, volunteers and the Bremer ISU Extension office grew and donated several thousand pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits.

June 2, 2015

To protect and improve our environment, we have two separate water quality and nutrient management sampling efforts.

April 26, 2015

It’s been identified in Bremer County, so we’ve assembled articles to help citizens learn more on the symptoms and options available. 

April 14, 2015

It’s time to implement your cover crop termination plans

April 14, 2015

Special pheromone traps are being set to detect the presence of adult black cutworm moths, whose larvae can cut off corn seedlings.  This is an annual spring project with farmers, agronomists, and ISU Extension.

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