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.

Dec 20 - 4H/FFA Beef Weigh In, 7-10 am, Waverly Sales Barn
Dec 25, 26 and Jan 1st – Extension Office Closed for the Holidays
Jan 6 – Commercial Manure Training, 9 am – noon, Extension Office, Tripoli
Jan 7 – Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 9:30 am, Waverly Civic Center
Jan 8 - Emerald Ash Borer meeting at Readlyn Library, 6:30-7:30 pm
Jan 9 - Iowa State Dairy Association Annual Meeting 10-3pm, Centennial Oaks, Waverly
Jan 11 – 4-H Awards Banquet, meal 5 pm, awards 6 pm, Tripoli High School
Jan 14 - Extension Council Meeting, Extension Office, Tripoli, 7pm
Jan 19 - Iowa Dairy Days at Waverly Civic Center 10-3 pm
Jan 25 – Regional 4-H Intermediate Bowling at Maple Lanes, Grades 6-8, 2-4 pm, Waterloo
Jan 27- Farm Bill Meeting 9-11am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 5 – Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1:30 am and 7 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli

County News

December 17, 2014

Due to large interest at recent meetings, we are adding another one here at our Tripoli Extension Office on Tuesday, January 27th from 9-11 am.

December 10, 2014

For those planning in 2015 to plant a new windbreak or replace an outdated one, they can help protect your buildings, provide energy efficiency, and add value to your proerty.  Learn more on the attached article.

December 10, 2014

For those living on acreages or small farms, this electronic newsletter is now available to feature topics focused on your home/acreage.

December 2, 2014

Millions of families enjoy the traditional family turkey feast during the holiday season, so we’ve included some tips for properly thawing and preparing the bird.

November 12, 2014

This year’s yield contest featured 78 varieties…51 corn and 27 soybean varieties.  There are four maturity categories for corn and two for soybeans.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

December 18, 2014 10:04 AM

Average Iowa farmland value is now estimated to be $7,943 per acre—a drop in value of $773, or 8.9 percent, per acre. Land values...

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