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County News

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.

Beef Newsletter
July 13, 2015

The August 2015 issue of the Growing Beef Newsletter from the Iowa Beef Center is available by clicking here.  In this issue:  Plans for Winter Needs, Feedlot Facility Decision Making, and more.

Meaghan Anderson
July 9, 2015

Meaghan Anderson is an ISU Extension and Outreach agronomy specialist. Meaghan works from the Johnson County Extension Office in Iowa City and serves eastern Iowa counties including: Benton, Buchanan, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Linn, Poweshiek, Tama and Washington. The position was formerly held by Jim Fawcett who retired from service in December 2013.  Click here for Crop Update.

July 2, 2015

Washington County Farm Bureau supports Washington County 4-H in many ways all throughout the year.   They recently donated $2 towards every 4-H members’ enrollment fees for the 2014-2015 year.  This over $800 donation helps keep enrollment fees affordable for more families to participate. 

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