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County News

November 20, 2014

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Washington County Extension office will be closed on November 27 and 28.  We will be open for business on Monday, December 1, at 8:00 am.

applying manure during winter
November 21, 2014

The recent cold spell has made for a difficult manure application season.  Surface manure application shortly before snowmelt or rainfall onto frozen soils can lead to significant loss of nutrients from the manure and potential impacts to water quality.  

November 20, 2014

4-H & FFA beef project members are reminded of the Market Beef Weigh-In to be held Saturday, December 13, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Kalona Sale Barn.  Listen to KCII (106.1) for cancellation notice if weather is bad.

4-H Clover
November 12, 2014

Senior level 4-H’ers (grades 9-12) are invited to participate in a workshop to learn more about the State and National level 4-H opportunities, prepare for 4-H scholarships and network within the region.   Join other 4-H’ers from across Region 15 (Iowa, Johnson, Keokuk and Washington County) on Monday, December 29 at the Johnson County Extension Office to explore the possibilities available to you!  

children eating healthy snacks
November 12, 2014

Good nutrition does not have to be expensive.  Childcare providers will learn strategies to save money on their food expenses while incorporating new ideas into menu planning.  Spent Smart, Eat Smart in the Child Care Business training will be held online January 15, 2015 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.  Get flyer here.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 3, 2014 01:26 PM

The 2015 Healthy and Homemade Nutrition Calendar is now available for purchase from the Extension Online Store.

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