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County News

September 2, 2015

The Washington County Extension Office will be closed on Monday, September 7, for the Labor Day Holiday.  The office will reopen Tuesday, September 8, at 8:00 am.

September 4, 2015

Join us for a Bioenergy Field Tour on Monday, September 21, at the ISU Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm in rural Crawfordsville from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.  The event is open to the public and includes a free meal, short program and tour of hte ISU Southeast Research Farm.  Click here for flyer.

September 2, 2015

A record breaking 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 91 counties were inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 23 at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.  Shirley Bohr was presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as she was introduced on stage. Shirley and her late husband, Harold, were inducted this year.  A reception, sponsored by donors to the Iowa 4-H Foundation, was held shortly after the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame presentations.

August 27, 2015

Times have changed since great grandma was canning for her family. Today’s recipes have been scientifically tested to ensure a safe product. So before trying any of those old family canning recipes, call AnswerLine, the home and family hotline at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

August 13, 2015

If you have an interest in gardening and would like to volunteer in your community, consider joining the Iowa Master Gardener program. Whether you are a long-term veteran of gardening or a novice, you will find this training very informative.  Applications are due September 1.  Click here for application.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

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August 14, 2015 10:35 AM

“A Resource Guide for Beginning Farmers” (LF 0006) compiles training resources on everything from soil and composting to...

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