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.

Nov 5 - Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Course, 1:30 pm to 4 pm, Extension Office
Nov 9 – 4-H County Council Meeting, 6 pm, Extension Office
Nov 10 – 4-H Youth Committee Meeting, 6:30 pm, Extension Office
Nov 12 – Ag Outlook & Mgmt Meeting, 8:30 am, MidWestOne Bank, 4510 Prairie Pkwy, Cedar Falls
Nov 12 - Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, Plant Disease Course, 9 am to 11:30 am, Extension Office
Nov 12 – Extension Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office
Nov 17 – Master Gardeners Meeting, 7 pm Extension Office
Nov 18 - Fumigation Course, 9 am to 11 am, Extension Office
Nov 18 – Cover Crop Meeting, Nashua Research Farm
Nov 20 – 4-H Leaders Training, 6:30 pm, Extension Office
Nov 22 – Wreath making Workshop, 9:30 am-10 am, Denver Library
Nov 24 - 2014 Farm Bill Informational Meeting, 6-8 pm, Waverly Civic Center
Nov 27-28 – Extension Office Closed for Holiday
Dec 4 - 2014 Farm Bill Informational Meeting, 1-3 pm, Extension Office
Jan 8 - Emerald Ash Borer meeting at Readlyn Library, 6:30-7:30 pm
Jan 19 - Iowa Dairy Days at Waverly Civic Center 10-3 pm

County News

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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 24, 2014 10:36 AM

With sewing skills, ingenuity and a sense of repurpose, 4-H youth transformed unused t-shirts into cloth diapers during a hands-on...

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