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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.

Feb 18—Beef Feedlot Workshop, 9:45-3pm, Nashua Research Farm
Feb 18 – Seed Treatment Certification, 9 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 25 - Regional Swine Conference, 1-4:30 pm, Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua                                                                                   
March 3-5 - Hawkeye Farm Show, 9 am -3 pm, UNI Dome, Cedar Falls
March 4 – Ornamental & Turfgrass Certification, 9 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
March 12 —Emerald Ash Borer Program, Readlyn Library, 6:30-7:30pm
March 13 – Private Applicator TESTING, 10 am – 2 pm, Tripoli City Hall
March 15—4-H Omelet Breakfast, 8-am-12:30pm, 4-H Building, Waverly
March 16 – Master Gardeners Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
March 20—Dairy Foundation Annual Meeting, 10-3, Dairy Center, NICC, Calmar
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, 10-12 am, 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

County News

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.

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 a 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.

January 27, 2015

Bremer County offers Pesticide Trainings in Tripoli & Waverly.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 19, 2015 09:28 AM

Right now, the weather outside is cold and the ground is inhospitable to plants. However, this is an excellent time to begin growing...

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