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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.

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS FOR YOU  
March 24---Certified Handlers Training, 9:00 am, Tripoli Extension Office
March 24—Trees Role in Preserving our Natural Resources, Tripoli Extension, 7pm
March 26—Windbreak Management, 10-noon, Tripoli Extension
March 28 – 4-H/FFA FSQA Training, 9 – 11 am, Hawkeye Community College
March 29 – Rough Riders 4-H Club Quiz Bowl, 1-4 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
March 30 – 4-H/FFA FSQA Training, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Hawkeye Community College
April 3 – Extension Office Closed
April 8 – Extension Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office
April 11 – 4-H/FFA Food Safety Quality Assurance Training, 9-11 am, Hawkeye Community College
April 13 – 4-H/FFA Food Safety Quality Assurance Training, 6:30-8:30 pm, Hawkeye Community College
April 18 – 4-H/FFA Swine Weigh In, 8-10 am, Waverly Fairgrounds
April 20 – Master Gardener Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office
May 5 – Progressive Ag Safety Day for Bremer County 4th Graders, 9 am, Waverly Fairgrounds
May 9 – 4-H/FFA Sheep Weigh In, 8-10 am, Waverly Fairgrounds
May 18 – Master Gardener Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office

County News

March 24, 2015

Want to learn more about Showmanship, Basic Grooming, Handling, and Show Ring Ethics?

February 18, 2015

To manage the Bremer County 4-H Food Stand during the Bremer County Fair efficiently and effectively in order to provide the public and 4-H families with quality food products, service and to make a profit through coordinated efforts with the Bremer County Youth Committee. Call 319-882-4275 for more information.

February 5, 2015
Maple syrup (a uniquely American crop) is one of  our oldest agriculture commodities.  The Northeast US and Canada are at the center of the maple world.  Iowa has few commercial producers in the Northeastern part of the state.
February 5, 2015

By the middle of February many gardeners are getting cabin fever and 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.

February 5, 2015

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.
 

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March 11, 2015 03:21 PM

If given proper care, a 100-foot-long row of red raspberries can produce 100 to 150 pints of fruit. Proper pruning increases berry...

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