Bremer County

Waverly Community Sharing Garden

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Bioreactor removes nitrates.

Economic Development

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 see our new video: “HOW DO WE BENEFIT BREMER CITIZENS”   Click here to watch our Barn Quilt Video.  Click here for our new Barn Quilt Map.

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS FOR YOU  

Leaders Meeting for 2/22/18 cancelled, rescheduled for JUNE TBA

Feb 27-Mar 1—Hawkeye Farm Show, UNI Dome, Cedar Falls
Feb 27 – Pesticide Applicator Testing, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Tripoli Town Hall
Feb 28 – Seed Treatment Certification Training, 9:00 am, Extension office, Tripoli
Feb 28 – 4-H Legislative Day, 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, 4-H Trip to Des Moines
Mar 1 - “Garden Helpers”-Master Gardener webinar, 6:30pm, Extension office, Tripoli
Mar 4 – 4-H Omelet Brunch, 8:00 am – noon, 4-H Building on the Waverly Fairgrounds
Mar 7 – Ornamental & Turfgrass Certification Training, 9:00 am, Extension office, Tripoli
Mar 8 – Bee Club Meeting, 6:30 pm, Extension office, Tripoli
Mar 15 - “Food Security Partners”-Master Gardener webinar, 6:30pm, Extension office, Tripoli
Mar 21 – Certified Handlers Certification Training, 9:00 am, Extension office, Tripoli
Apr 7 – 4-H/FFA Swine Weigh In, 8:30 am-9:30 am, Waverly Fairgrounds
Apr 11 – Extension Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension office, Tripoli
May 3 – 4th Grade Safety Day, 9am – 2 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds
May 11 – 4-H/FFA Sheep Weigh In, 5 pm – 6:30 pm, Waverly Fairgrounds

County News

4-H Legislative day
January 26, 2018

Come join us as we travel by van with other 4-Hers to Des Moines, tour the State Capitol complex, visit with elected officials, gain a greater understanding of our Iowa State Government and learn about our great schools and people. On Wednesday, February 28th, 6th - 9th grade 4-H members & friends are planning to visit the Judicial Center, Iowa Legislature and Capitol in Des Moines. From there, we will have lunch and explore the Iowa Hall of Pride.

January 26, 2018

Crop Protection Network partners to help farmers with decisions to protect field crops

farm show
January 26, 2018

Come to the UNI-Dome Feb. 27-March 1st for the thousands who attend the annual Hawkeye Farm Show.  

January 26, 2018

On Thursdays, February 15th, plus March 1st and 15th @ 6:30pm our office will be hosting informational  public webinars on topics ranging from “Seed To Table” to Garden Helpers” to “Food Security Partners”On Thursdays, February 15th, plus March 1st and 15th @ 6:30pm our office will be hosting informational  public webinars on topics ranging from “Seed To Table” to Garden Helpers” to “Food Security Partners”

beef, county fair
January 25, 2018

Animal Identification, Weighing, and Exhibiting Requirements for County, State and Interstate Shows.

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Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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