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County News

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.

Food Safety Quality Assurance
April 9, 2017

The annual food safety & quality assurance training helps youth understand their role in the food supply chain and educates youth about the importance of following a quality assurance program when raising market animals.

pressure canner
May 26, 2017

Canning season will soon be here and Washington County Extension is offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners. Pressure canners with a dial-type pressure gauge should be tested each year for accuracy. Canner lids will be tested from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on June 6 and June 13.

Meaghan Anderson
May 19, 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.

May 14, 2017

The ISU Extension and Outreach Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2017 Survey is available.  This survey shows typical cash rental rates for corn and soybean acres, as well as for land devoted to hay, oats, and pasture.

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Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

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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