County News

January 27, 2015

Bremer County offers Pesticide Trainings in Tripoli & Waverly.

January 20, 2015
The annual Bremer County 4-H Awards Banquet was held on Sunday, January 11th at the Tripoli High School. The meal was served by the Bremer County Pork Producers at 5 pm and the awards followed at 6 pm.
December 17, 2014

Due to large interest at recent meetings, we are adding another one here at our Tripoli Extension Office on Tuesday, January 27th from 9-11 am.

December 10, 2014

For those planning in 2015 to plant a new windbreak or replace an outdated one, they can help protect your buildings, provide energy efficiency, and add value to your proerty.  Learn more on the attached article.

December 10, 2014

For those living on acreages or small farms, this electronic newsletter is now available to feature topics focused on your home/acreage.

December 2, 2014

Millions of families enjoy the traditional family turkey feast during the holiday season, so we’ve included some tips for properly thawing and preparing the bird.

November 12, 2014

This year’s yield contest featured 78 varieties…51 corn and 27 soybean varieties.  There are four maturity categories for corn and two for soybeans.

November 11, 2014

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

November 11, 2014

Learn the major details at two Bremer meetings………..11/24 @ Waverly Civic Center from 6-8PM….and 12/4 @ Tripoli Extension office from 1-3PM.

October 10, 2014

The Bremer County ISU Extension office is pleased to announce the appointment of Katie Diemer as their new 4-H Youth, and Families Coordinator.  

October 2, 2014

Observations on how to handle and harvest this year’s expected large crop come from ISU Extension Engineering and Bio Ag Specialist Dr. Charles Hurburgh

October 2, 2014

Sign up electronically for the new ISU Extension newsletter specifically designed for those with small farms and acreages.  See the application by clicking on the title.

September 18, 2014

Pumpkins and the upcoming harvest season go hand in hand, so we’ve attached some interesting observations about them.

September 18, 2014

This November 11th  meeting @ Cedar Falls will provide financial and farm industry plus farmers, insights into grain and livestock markets, plus discussions on the new Farm Bill.

September 15, 2014

Research work by ISU Ag Engineering Specialist Mark Hanna, showed a fuel savings of 21%....

The Rasings
August 22, 2014

Kevin and Peney Rasing are huge supporters of the Bremer County 4-H program and have always followed the motto “To Make the Best Better.” 

August 18, 2014

How are the corn an soybeans doing…what insects to watch….how is Iowa doing versus our neighbors?

August 18, 2014

The week of August 3-9, we harvested 848 pounds.

August 18, 2014

Each year ISU Extension reports land rental surveys by county and land quality. 

July 21, 2014

This plant’s juice called psoralen, when in contact with your skin combined with sun, can cause major burn-like irritations and possible scaring.  This time of year it’s in our roadside ditches and uncultivated areas.

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