County News

March 3, 2015

If your household income is at or below the following range you may be eligible for Food Assistance.S

February 26, 2015

Many Iowa farmers hire custom machine work done in their farm business or perform custom work for others.  Others rent machinery or perform other services.  This information is based on survey responses from 166 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers.

February 26, 2015

The IDGA Share-A-Kid Program provides the opportunity for youth, ages 10 - 17 and residents of the state of Iowa, to own a registered dairy goat kid.

February 16, 2015

Join us  at a Rabbit Workshop on March 28, 2015!  All 4-Hers are welcome to attend and may bring one rabbit to get judged.  4-Hers will also have the opportunity to make a rabbit carrier and will learn about show, nutrition, and care of rabbits.  Hosted by Butler and Bremer counties, this workshop will begin at 1 pm at the blue 4-H building on the Bremer County Fairgrounds. 

February 16, 2015

Iowa State University and Trees Forever will be conducting this informative meeting regarding storm damage assessment, Emerald Ash Borer, tree benefits, importance of replanting, and inventory information.

February 12, 2015

IJBBA Sanctioned Show sponsored by Washington County 4-H County Council

January 29, 2015

USDA Rural Development's Single Family Housing Direct Loan Program provides loans to assist low and very low income families in rural Iowa achieve their dream of homeownership.

January 26, 2015

On December 12, 2014, the Iowa Department of Education sent a letter to public  school leaders stating waivers to start school early would no longer be automatically granted.

January 22, 2015

This is a great way for your club to spend a day watching some great hockey!

January 6, 2015

The time to make changes to your health insurance coverage for 2015 is drawing to a close.  To help individuals evaluate and make a smart choice in coverage, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach is offering a free online workshop on January 19, 2015 from 6-8:00 pm

December 11, 2014

The weather has grown colder, but that doesn't mean Iowans should ignore their trees until spring.  Quite the opposite.  Winter is the best time to prune oak trees in Iowa.

November 14, 2014

Consider joining the Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association (NEIAEA), the owner of the Northeast Resarch and Demonstration Farm. 

November 11, 2014

Read what our field specialist has to report.

October 15, 2014

Although adults involved in the agriculture industry may not come out and verbally share they are under financial or emotional stress, there are signs they may be in need of help. 

August 29, 2014

Now is the time to be saving seeds for next year's garden, especially if you have had great success with a particular variety of beans, tomato or something else.  And just how do you go about storing those seeds?  If you want to get kids involved this is a fun method that's much more fun!

August 26, 2014

Read what our field specialist has to report!

June 17, 2014

The forces of nature - wind, water, and extremes of temperature can leave one unprepared.  Remember to take care of yourself and your family first, then deal with the things you may have lost to the disaster.

December 17, 2013

The sounds of chainsaws in the timber is a great time to review some key safety issues. . . and maybe save an accident.

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