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County News

Help Wanted
February 20, 2015

Washington County Extension is advertising for two summer positions.  Applications for a Summer Day Camp Coordinator and 4-H Summer Intern are now available.  Information may be downloaded from the website, picked up at the office or mailed.  The application packets are due by Friday, March 13, 2015.

planting crops
March 4, 2015

Rates for custom machine work and services are showing a steady increase again for 2015, according to the 2015 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey. The service categories that were surveyed include information on tillage, planting, spraying, harvesting and hauling grain and forages. Click here for survey.

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February 24, 2015

The Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving Washington County resident pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or university in the state of Iowa.  Click here for application.

February 23, 2015

Washington County 4-H County Council will be sponsoring an IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show on Saturday, April 18 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21.  Exhibitors do not have to be a member of the IJBBA or a member of 4-H.  Members of the IJBBA will receive points.   Click here for registration form.

January 4, 2015

Washington County Master Gardener Vickie Gonterman will present "What's Hot in 2015?"  She will talk about new and exciting varieties of hydrangeas, flowers, and shrubs.  The program will be Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 pm at the Keokuk County Extension Office.  The program is free and  open to the public.

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February 11, 2015 03:53 PM

The Lambing Time Workshop will be held at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, March 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. ISU...

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