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ISU Extension and Outreach: Washington County

Washington County Extension and Iowa State University Extension have answers when you have questions.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

County News

kids in school
August 13, 2014

As families welcome the new school year, sometimes parents can forget a child’s need to ease into a new grade, says Kristi Cooper, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  The child who enters school this fall is not the same one who started this time last year.

Ajay Nair
August 13, 2014

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Aug. 20 at 11:30 a.m., features Ajay Nair with Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. He will discuss the use of cover crops in conjunction with vegetable production.The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect.

Farm Lease Agreement
August 13, 2014

Washington County Extension will host a farmland lease meeting on Tuesday, August 19, at the Washington County Extension office at 6:00 p.m.  Ryan Drollette, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist, will present the program.   Click here for flyer.

Growing Beef Newsletter
August 11, 2014

The August 2014 issue of the Growing Beef Newsletter from the Iowa Beef Center is available by clicking here.  In this issue:  Creep Feeding Economics in 2014, Plan Now for Winter Feed Needs.

organic farming
August 8, 2014

The 16-week on-line course on "Transitioning to Organic Agriculture" will be offered beginning on Tuesday, August 26, from 6 - 9 pm every Tuesday night through December 2.  The cost for farmers is $50 for the course or $10/session.    See Flyer.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 11, 2014 01:29 PM

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Aug. 20, features Ajay Nair with Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. He...

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