County News

April 18, 2016

Blueberries are attractive shrubs with flowers in spring, edible berries in summer and fall foliage in shades of yellow, orange and red. Blueberries can be grown in any home garden, but there are some special growing needs that must be met.

April 6, 2016

Agronomy in the Field is a multi-session workshop being offered to women landowners, farmers, conservationists and other women who are interested in learning more about agronomy.

April 6, 2016

Strawberries are well suited for any home garden.

March 21, 2016

New Bee Law Website

March 4, 2016

Emerald ash borer, a tree-killing pest of ash trees, has been confirmed in Iowa City.

March 3, 2016

It might not quite feel like it yet, but spring is just around the corner in Iowa. With it comes preparation for spring planting and flowers. When is the right time to remove mulch and soil put in place to protect flowers during harsh winter conditions?

February 22, 2016

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach newsletter encourages positive life-style changes in nutrition and wellness

February 18, 2016

Pruning is the selective removal of specific plant parts for the benefit of the whole plant.

January 26, 2016

Iowa Department of Education’s Bureau of Nutrition & Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are pleased to provide these continuing education workshops.

January 14, 2016

Johnson County 4-H had two well-deserving members selected to attend National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, GA. 

December 1, 2015

Johnson County Extension through their Pick A Better Snack program reached over 4000 youth in area elementary schools this past year.

October 23, 2015

In the past couple of weeks a lot of corn and soybeans went into storage with temperatures in the 60s. 

August 28, 2015

Times have changed since great grandma was canning for her family.

July 17, 2015

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) is pleased to announce 48 grants totaling $95,646 in awards through its 2015 Mini Grant program.

May 18, 2015

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announcements and tips.

May 18, 2015

Grain should not be warmed to average outdoor air temperatures during the summer.

May 12, 2015

Tomatoes are a popular part of many Iowa gardens, and with spring here, the time to plant them is approaching.

May 12, 2015

Millions of trees are planted in Iowa on both private and public lands.

May 12, 2015

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased by 5 percent in 2015, according to results from the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa – 2015 Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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