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Child with blocks
June 4, 2014

A Babysitting Basics Training course will be offered to help youth learn how to be responsible babysitters.  Topics to be covered include employer expectations, caring for infants and young children, age appropriate toys and activities, safety, emergency, and first aid procedures.  Click here for registration form.

Jim Frier
September 7, 2013

Jim Frier's efforts set the stage for current Washington County programs which remain strong today based on the solid foundation Jim helped build. Washington County’s rich history of Extension and 4-H can be traced back to Jim Frier.
Jim served as the Washington County Extension Director from 1960-1992 – the longest term of any Extension Director in Washington County history.

January 6, 2013

A national animal identification system is necessary to help protect American animal agriculture from disease threats. The ability to find potentially sick or exposed animals early in a disease outbreak is essential to controlling the outbreak quickly.

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