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County News

February 9, 2017

Plan to attend the first Women in Ag Conference this spring.  The program is geared toward giving women of all ages the tools to cultivate, plant, and grow in their chosen agricultural field.  Click here to register.

Boy bottle feeding calf
February 21, 2017

4-H’ers involved in the bucket bottle project are invited to attend an informational meeting on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. This is an introductory meeting to the Bucket Bottle Project. Department superintendents will discuss deadlines, records, and fair requirements.

February 21, 2017

The 4-H After School STEM Club is now taking registrations for the March and April Sessions. This science club is open to students in 3rd-5th grade. Washington County Extension & 4-H and Lincoln Elementary are partnering together with a sponsorship from Bazooka Farmstar to offer additional and fun ways for Washington youth to interact with sciencein a hands-on setting.  

Meaghan Anderson
February 16, 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.

swine close up
February 14, 2017

4-H’ers involved in the Single Source Commercial Swine Class and any 4-H’ers beginning in the Swine project area are encouraged to attend the “Know Your Swine” workshop Monday, March 13. 

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