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County News

Robert Emde
September 8, 2014

Robert Emde of Washington County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Eighty-two Iowa counties participated this year and 110 inductees were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H.

youth committee
September 5, 2014

4-H in Washington County cannot be what it is today without the many different types of volunteers.  The 4-H Youth Committee is one type of volunteer position.  This 17 member adult group meets monthly to review and plan events for the county.

4-H 5K
September 3, 2014

4-H staff, county council and youth committee members are coordinating a fun, fall Saturday morning full of events on the Washington County Fairgrounds Saturday, October 4 to celebrate National 4-H Week.   Click here for flyer and registration form.

Growing Beef Newsletter
August 11, 2014

The August 2014 issue of the Growing Beef Newsletter from the Iowa Beef Center is available by clicking here.  In this issue:  Creep Feeding Economics in 2014, Plan Now for Winter Feed Needs.

organic farming
August 8, 2014

The 16-week on-line course on "Transitioning to Organic Agriculture" will be offered beginning on Tuesday, August 26, from 6 - 9 pm every Tuesday night through December 2.  The cost for farmers is $50 for the course or $10/session.    See Flyer.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 25, 2014 04:02 PM

Iowa Learning Farms is hosting four cover crop field days this September. Each event will have a different aspect of this conservation...

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