Bremer County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Bremer County

You can rely on your dedicated Iowa State University and Bremer County Extension staff for unbiased, research based information and educational services. We emphasize healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy local economies for our Iowa citizens. Click Here to learn how ISU Extension and Outreach helps make Iowa strong.

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS FOR YOU  
June 18, 25 – 4-H/FFA Dog Classes, 6 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds
June  20 – 4-H/FFA Horse Workout, 5 pm, Champions Ridge, Waverly
June 20 - Master Gardener webinar, 6:30pm, Extension office, Tripoli
June 20 - Master Gardener webinar, 7:30pm, Extension office, Tripoli
June 21 - Stay Independent for Seniors, 12:30pm, Waverly Senior Center
June 27 - Master Gardener webinar, 6:30pm, Extension office, Tripoli
July 1 – 4-H Clothing & Communications Entries Due
July 9 & 11 – Friends on the Farm Day Camp, K-1 grades, 9 am- 3 pm, Waverly Fair Grounds
July 9 & 23 – 4-H/FFA Horse Workout, 5 pm, Champions Ridge, Waverly
July 13 & 14 – 4-H/FFA Poultry Testing, 5pm-8pm, Dave Foelske’s, Tripoli
July 18 - 4-H Clothing & Communications Judging, 9 am-2 pm, Waverly Middle School
July 18 - 4-H Clothing & Communications Performance Show, 7 pm, Waverly Middle School
July 19 - Stay Independent for Seniors, 12:30pm, Waverly Senior Center
July 27 – Aug 3 – Bremer County Fair
Aug 2 - Stay Independent for Seniors, 12:30pm, Waverly Senior Center
Aug 8- "Farmland Leasing"  1:3-4:30,  Extension Office, Tripoli
Aug 22-  Master Conservationist, 6-9pm, Janesville
Aug 29-  Master Conservationist, 6-9pm, Tall Grass Prairie, UNI, Cedar Falls
Sept 5-  Master Conservationist, 6-9pm, Hartman Preserve, Waterloo
Sept 12-  Master Conservationist, 6-9pm, Sweets Marsh, Tripoli
Sept 19-  Master Consevationist, 6-9pm,  Tom Manson Farm, Tripoli
Sept 26-  Master Conservationist, 6-9pm, George Wyth State Park, Waterloo

County News

June 6, 2019

Let’s enjoy the outdoors with our family, friends, and pets.  Knowing how to avoid or reduce ticks is an important step.

June 6, 2019

What are some helpful tips for growing and caring for your lawn?  

May 28, 2019

For those affected or have friends/family in this situation, check out the attached presentation by ISU Extension Agronomists.

May 28, 2019

Come to Iowa’s Dairy Center at the NICC campus in Calmar on Saturday, June 22nd.  Have a great breakfast and see how the dairy cows are fed, housed and milked.

April 1, 2019

Every June, almost 900 teenagers converge on the campus of Iowa State University for 3 days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. 

If you've completed 8th grade, you're eligible to attend.

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How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

5 videos: Laura Jesse Iles, director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic, explains how to raise and care for monarchs – from collecting the eggs to releasing adult butterflies to the world.

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