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County News

women checking crop stand counts
April 21, 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 first session is set for 5:00 p.m. on May 8.

April 19, 2017

New in 2017 4-H/FFA sheep and goats will weigh-in on different dates at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The goats will weigh-in on May 4 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the goat barn. Lambs will weigh-in on May 6 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the sheep barn.

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 is scheduled for April 29 for 4-H’ers. This educational program 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.

planting crops
March 28, 2017

The 2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available.  This very popular publication from ISU Extension serves as a guide for individuals who hire custom work or perform custom work within our state and includes rates for renting machinery and providing other machinery operations. Click here.

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Mobile Museum Takes Iowa History on Tour

The State Historical Society of Iowa is partnering with ISU Extension and Outreach and local organizations as the Iowa History 101 mobile museum begins its 99 county tour over the next three years.  

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