County News

Master Gardener Logo
March 15, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will hold its core training sessions this fall for individuals interested in becoming Master Gardeners.  Washington County Extension will be a training location.

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.

Iowa Beef Center
February 13, 2017

The April 2017 issue of the Growing Beef Newsletter from the Iowa Beef Center is available by clicking here.  In this issue:  preventing grass tetany, beef producers need good hay growing season.

January 9, 2017

Southeast Iowa Snouts and Tails Newsletter is created periodically to make you aware of issues pertinent to the swine industry as well as sharing upcoming programs which may be of value to your operation.  Click here for most recent newsletter.

apricots
January 1, 2017

Here is the March 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.

swimming
January 1, 2017

Attached is the March Words on Wellness (WOW) newsletter, which includes:  tracking for health, recipe for Teriyaki Rice Bowls, and swimming.

December 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

December 5, 2016

A veterinary feed directive (VFD) is a written statement given to an animal owner by a veterinarian that is similar to a prescription.  Youth must obtain a VFD order from their veterinarian to get the VFD feed.  Click here for guide.

December 4, 2016

Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, veterinary oversight will be required when using medically important antibiotics for treatment, prevention and control through Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Click here for resources.

October 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.

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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