County News

November 15, 2016

At the recent Iowa Communitiy Visioning Conference, six smaller Iowa comminities (including Tripoli) were highlighted for the projects completed...including the Sweet Water Trail, Welcome Center and other park facilities.

November 15, 2016

Grain submerged by uncontrolled flood waters line we had this fall, has guidelines for those whose crops were affected.

November 15, 2016

Here's some food safety tips to make your holiday meals a pleasant on one of the attached "Food Safety Lesson" links.

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.

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.

June 7, 2016

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

May 13, 2016

Check your blue spruces to see if they have brownish-purple needles and many  others are missing from the inside out and the bottom up.   

April 28, 2016

The tree’s future can be heavily dictated by your planting decisions..what are some tips?

April 28, 2016

Over a third of food relies on pollinators and we all have a role in their future.

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.

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.

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