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County News

May 3, 2016

Washington County Extension will host their annual Farm Safety Day on Thursday, June 2,  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  The cost is $10 per child this includes t-shirt, goody bag, snacks, and safety information.   All youth who have completed K-3 grades are encouraged to attend.  Parents are welcome to attend as well.  Youth will need to bring a sack lunch.  Registration form.

April 25, 2016

The Washington County Extension Office announces their Clover University summer day camp dates and topics.   Registration forms will be sent through the schools the week of May 2 and are due June 1.  No registrations will be accepted until May 2.  Please save the dates now to be involved.

May 26, 2016

Washington County 4-H has had both state and national level success in the livestock judging project area.  All 4-H’ers are invited to be a part of this project.  This project allows livestock exhibitors to learn more about their species.  It’s a great place for beginning showman to meet others who show. 

Meaghan Anderson
May 25, 2016

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, 2016

The ISU Extension and Outreach Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2016 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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