Bremer County

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Economic Development

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  
May 10, 17, 24, 31 - 4-H/FFA Dog Class, 6 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds
May 15 - All 4-H/FFA Animal ID's are due
May 19 - 4-H/FFA Horse Workout, 6:30-8:30 pm, D&R Tack, Denver
June 7, 14, 21, 28 - 4-H/FFA Dog Classes, 6 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds
June 9 & 23 - 4-H/FFA Horse Workout, 6:30-8:30 pm, D&R Tack, Denver
June 15 - All Animal (except Swine), Clothing Event, Communications and Crop Entries are due
June 15 - 4-H Leaders Pre-Fair Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office
June 22 - Communication Judging, 4 pm, Faith Church in Tripoli
July 1 - State Fair entries due
July 7 - Clothing Event Judging, 9 am to noon, Fashion Show, 7 pm, Waverly Middle School Auditorium
July 8-9 - 4-H/FFA Poultry Testing, 6pm to 8 pm, Dave Foelske’s, Tripoli
July 24-30 - Bremer County Fair

County News

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.

April 12, 2016

Have you every wanted to sleep with SHARKS or go on a SAFARI.  

April 8, 2016

Several largely attended  bee and honey production programs have been held here recently at the Tripoli ISU Extension office.  For those unable to attend, or looking for further information, attached is an article by IDALS Apiarist Andy Joseph.

April 1, 2016
A fun-two day, one-night camp for 4th-6th graders will be held June 10th-11th at the one and only Camp Pine Lake. We will have fun team building activities, canoeing, archery, crafts and more!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 5, 2016 11:34 AM

When people start counting the “extras” they spend their money on, they’re often surprised how quickly the dollars add...

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