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County News

Christmas on the farm
December 10, 2014

The Washington County Extension office will be closed December 24, 25, and 26.  If you need to watch manure applicator trainings or pesticide trainings before the end of the year, please contact our office as soon as possible.  We only have a few dates available before the end of the year.

Dr Chad Hart
December 22, 2014

Local crop producers are invited to attend a grain marketing and crop insurance informational meeting on Monday, January 12, 2015 featuring Iowa State University Economist, Dr. Chad Hart.  The meeting will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the basement of the Extension Office.  See flyer.

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.

applying manure during winter
November 11, 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.  

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November 24, 2014 12:40 PM

Twenty-one 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2014 National 4-H Congress Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 in...

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