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Help Wanted
February 20, 2015

Washington County Extension is advertising for two summer positions.  Applications for a Summer Day Camp Coordinator and 4-H Summer Intern are now available.  Information may be downloaded from the website, picked up at the office or mailed.  The application packets are due by Friday, March 13, 2015.

Master Gardener Logo
February 24, 2015

The Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving Washington County resident pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or university in the state of Iowa.  Click here for application.

February 23, 2015

Washington County 4-H County Council will be sponsoring an IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show on Saturday, April 18 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21.  To exhibit at this show, there are no requirements be a member of the IJBBA or a member of 4-H.  Members of the IJBBA will receive points.   Click here for registration form.

Angus Bull
January 6, 2015

 The columns of information in semen and bull sale catalogs seem to get larger and more complex every season. Genetics and genomics can certainly add to confusion and overwhelm a producer considering A.I. or a buyer on sale day. A cooperative effort between Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Prairie State Select Sires and Agrarian Marketing Corporation will address this confusion at seven clinics scheduled across the predominant cow-calf sector of Iowa in February.  Click here for flyer.

garden produce
January 5, 2015

Growing and harvesting is not just for the farmers anymore but 4-H’ers who live in town or in the country experience much pride with growing and harvesting their 4-H garden projects.  4-H’ers interested in the garden project area are invited to attend an informational meeting on Saturday, Feburary 28, 10 a.m. at the Washington County Extension Office.

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February 26, 2015 12:35 PM

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