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County News

March 9, 2015

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March 25, 2015

The Southeast Iowa Regional Coalition for Lifestyle Enhancement (SIRCLE) is sponsoring the 9th annual Healthy Lifestyles Conference on April 8th from 8:00am to 4:30pm at the Comfort Suites in Burlington.  Speakers will focus on health and wellness issues. 

March 25, 2015

Washington County 4th – 6th grade 4-H’ers are invited to attend Region 15 4-H Jr. Camp June 16-18 held at Crooked Creek Camp south of Washington.  Youth will enjoy air conditioned nights with wall climbing, water sliding, fishing, archery, games, tie-dying, and team challenges during the day.  Click here for registration form.

Meaghan Anderson
March 9, 2015

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources has named Meaghan Anderson as ISU Extension and Outreach agronomy specialist. Meaghan will work from the Johnson County Extension Office in Iowa City and serve eastern Iowa counties including: Benton, Buchanan, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Linn, Poweshiek, Tama and Washington. The position was formerly held by Jim Fawcett who retired from service in December 2013.  Click here for Crop Update.

March 5, 2015

The Washington County Extension Office is offering a third session of the Ready, Set, Sew! Workshop with a whole new project idea.  4-H’ers will construct a gum drop pillow perfect for a reading corner, lounge room, or tv cushion.  The workshop will be held on March 28 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

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March 25, 2015 11:59 AM

Learn what it takes to have your very own asparagus patch and enjoy this favorite spring vegetable for years.

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