County News

summer camps
May 3, 2016

Brighton youth get ready for summer recreation!  Are you looking for a day of fun and hands-on activities?  Look no further!  The City of Brighton and Brighton Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring another year of summer day camps for Brighton area youth who have completed K  – 3rd grades.  

April 4, 2016

Agronomy in the Field is a multi-session workshop being offered to women landowners, farmers, conservationists and other women who are interested in learning more about agronomy.  This series of workshops will be held biweekly at the Research and Demonstration Farm located near Crawfordsville.

March 10, 2016

Here is the June NEWS. (Nutrition Education with Seniors).  This nutrition newsletter is targeted for older adults. For more information contact Rachel Wall, Nutrition and Health Specialist, at wallr@iastate.edu.

March 10, 2016

Attached is the June Words on Wellness (WOW) newsletter, which highlights a new vegetable Kalettes, recipe for roased Kaletes, tips for storing fresh produce, and summertime physical activity ideas.

planting crops
March 3, 2016

The 2016 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.

February 19, 2016

Washington County Extension will reshow the Manure Applicator Programs on the first Friday of each month for those that were unable to attend a workshop. If you need to schedule a reshow at any other time, you will be charged a $10 fee per person.

February 16, 2016

The ServSafe Food Safety Training program provides training to restaurant and foodservoce professionals.  For information on training offered by Iowa State University and Extension click here

Turkey flock
February 15, 2016

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is the lead agency responding to avian influenza in Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach will continue to be involved in the response. The College of Veterinary Medicine has posted resources at http://vetmed.iastate.edu/aiv-background-and-resources.

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