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.

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS FOR YOU  
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
Feb 9 – Confinement Manure Certification, 1:30 pm, Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua
Feb 10 – Commercial Ag Certification, 9:00 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 10 - Money Smart Ag Conference, 9 am – 2 pm, at Tama Hall, Hawkeye Community College
Feb 11 – Extension Council Meeting 7 pm, Public Hearing 7:15 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 12—Master Gardener Webinar-“Food In The Community”—6:30-8:30pn—Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 18 – Seed Treatment Certification, 9 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
Feb 28 – 4-H/FFA FSQA Training, 9 – 11 am, Hawkeye Community College
March 4 – Ornamental & Turfgrass Certification, 9 am, Extension Office, Tripoli
March 11 – Swine Meeting, 9:30 am – 3 pm, Waverly Civic Center
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 16 – Master Gardeners Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office, Tripoli
March 24—Trees Role in Preserving our Natural Resources, Tripoli Extension, 7pm
March 28 – 4-H/FFA FSQA Training, 9 – 11 am, Hawkeye Community College
March 30 – 4-H/FFA FSQA Training, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Hawkeye Community College

County News

January 20, 2015
The annual Bremer County 4-H Awards Banquet was held on Sunday, January 11th at the Tripoli High School. The meal was served by the Bremer County Pork Producers at 5 pm and the awards followed at 6 pm.
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For those planning in 2015 to plant a new windbreak or replace an outdated one, they can help protect your buildings, provide energy efficiency, and add value to your proerty.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.

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