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County News

pesticide training classes
October 15, 2014

Pesticide continuing instruction courses are underway for commercial and private pesticide applicators.  Please mark your calendars for the trainings that pertain to you or your employees.  Contact Washington County Extension for more information.

2014 Farm Bill
October 14, 2014

Farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at an informational meeting conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held on Monday, November 24, at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the Washington County Extension Office.

ISU Forestry Extension
October 14, 2014

A forestry field day will be held October 22 on the Jerry Rediger Farm located at 1256 Kiwi Ave in rural Kalona.  Registration begins at 12:45 pm with the program beginning at 1:00 pm.  Topics will include: when and how to prune and thin plantation trees, how to grade timber, and a tour of the farm which utilizes a direct seeding method.

October 13, 2014

Johnson County Extension and Outreach will host an Ag Outlook and Management Seminar on Friday, November 7 starting at 12:00 p.m.  The seminar is designed to provide agribusiness professionals, and producers with an evaluation of current and outlook market conditions as well as expected trends in crop and livestock income potential.

October 10, 2014

More than 6 million young people across the country are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11 by sharing 4-H pride photos using #iam4H. This pride is worth celebrating.  Washington County 4-H is proud to celebrate their impacts.


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