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County News

women checking crop stand counts
June 4, 2017

Agronomy in the Field is a multi-session workshop being offered for women landowners, farmers and ag retailers who are interested in learning more about agronomy. The next session is set for 5:00 p.m. on July 10.

Summer Camps
April 13, 2017

Washington County Extension has 18 day camp opportunities called Clover University for the youth of Washington County located in Ainsworth, Riverside, Kalona, Wellman and Washington. Click here for camp booklet and registration form.

Master Gardener Logo
March 15, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will hold its core training sessions this fall for individuals interested in becoming Master Gardeners.  Washington County Extension will be a training location.

Meaghan Anderson
June 21, 2017

Meaghan Anderson is an ISU Extension and Outreach agronomy specialist. Meaghan works from the Johnson County Extension Office in Iowa City and serves eastern Iowa counties including: Benton, Buchanan, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Linn, Poweshiek, Tama and Washington.  Click here for Crop Update.

cattle with heat stress
June 9, 2017

Summer means warmer temperatures. After a cool spring that may feel good to some, but many cattle that have not adapted to warmer weather still have remnants of a winter hair coat. To those animals, the increasing temperature will be an unwelcome change. Click here for more information.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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