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County News

April 27, 2016

All 4-H members wanting to exhibit livestock at the 2016 Washington County Fair must have their animals entered into their personal 4hOnline accounts by May 15, 11:59 p.m.  All market animals that attend weigh-ins will be entered by 4-H staff, however, all other animals with the exception of poultry must be entered by the 4-H member. 

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.

April 25, 2016

All market lambs, feeder lambs, meat goats & dairy wethers must be weighed and tagged, and all commercial ewe lambs & meat goat does must be tagged on Saturday, May 7 to be eligible to be shown at the Washington County Fair. 

April 25, 2016

Washington County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale on Saturday, May 14, at the Washington County Fairgrounds from 8:00 a.m. until items are sold out.  The plant sale will be held at the historic Palmer Polygonal Barn.

Meaghan Anderson
April 12, 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.

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