County News

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.

April 26, 2014

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

March 31, 2014

This spring we will be expanding our Waverly Community Sharing Garden from 18 to 41 raised garden beds.

March 31, 2014

Spring is a great time to create, plant, or replace your windbreak around your buildings. 

March 26, 2014

This report gives ranges and averages for various farm tillage and storage operations

February 12, 2014

We’ve set meetings @ 7PM for the Sumner Library on February 27th and the Denver Library on March 20th.   

January 31, 2014

 Bees & Fruit Trees—A honey of a Comb(i)Nation
 

January 28, 2014

Come to the Nashua Borlaug Learning Center at the Research Farm on February 26th to learn more about productive swine practices, plus those wishing to receive PQA Assurance Plus training  are also invited.

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