Bremer County

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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.

May 15 – 4-H/FFA Animal ID’s are due
May 18 – Master Gardener Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office
May 20 & 27 – 4-H/FFA Dog Classes, 6:30 pm -8 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds
May 25 – Extension office Closed
May 28 - 4-H/FFA Horse Workouts, 6:30 pm -8 pm, D & R Tack, Denver
May 31 – 4-H Fair T-Shirt order due to club leaders
June 3, 10, 17 & 24 - 4-H/FFA Dog Classes, 6:30 pm -8 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds   
June 11 & 25 - 4-H/FFA Horse Workouts, 6:30 pm -8 pm, D & R Tack, Denver
June 11 & 16 – Stop Bugging Me Day Camp, 9 am-3pm, Waverly Fairgrounds (grades K-1, must be registered)
June 11 – Advanced Swine Reproduction Seminar, 10 am – 3 pm, Waverly Civic Center
June 11 - “Design from Yard to Trough” Webinar, 6:30-8:30pm, Extension Office
June 15 - 4-H/FFA Communication, Clothing Event, Crop and all Animal Entries Due
June 18 – Mother Nature Rocks Day Camp, 9 am-3 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds (grades 2 & 3, must be registered)
June 23 – 4-H Leaders Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office

County News

May 14, 2015

Become a Master Gardener by participating in the Master Gardener Core Training. ISU Extension & Outreach will be providing the training for new Master Gardeners on Tuesdays in September, October and November in locations across the state. 

May 4, 2015

Here is a sample protocol to use in your apple orchard. 

April 14, 2015

A major consortium is underway to address and reverse the major decease in their population.   More details will be coming in the future months.

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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May 13, 2015 03:07 PM

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