County News

January 7, 2021
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December 28, 2020

December through the end of February is the recommended oak pruning time.   

December 17, 2020

The attached article covers the survey on Iowa farmland values.

December 3, 2020
Volunteers are Needed to Prepare Basic Tax Returns, once or twice a month in February, March and April.
November 12, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach has developed a series of 11, short 2-5 minute YouTube videos covering all aspects of beekeeping.  Click here and then choose which ones you have interest.

November 9, 2020

Check out our online classes offered for retirment, holiday stress and well being and caregiving.

October 23, 2020

It is possible to save time and money and still prepare foods at home that are healthy and tasty. Whether you cook for one or for a few, you will learn and practice strategies for using time, money, and skills wisely when you eat at home.

October 20, 2020

Check out this series of hands-on educational activities that can be done without access to technology, or the need to shop for special materials and supplies ... 

September 23, 2020
Financial Help from a Family Finance Educator
September 22, 2020

This year, Waverly area social service groups and the Northeast Iowa Food Bank received 8,974 pounds of fresh and nutritious produce that was grown and donated from the Waverly Community Sharing Garden and Orchard.  That would feed over 7,000 people for a day.

September 12, 2020

Parents across Iowa have found themselves and their children with more time on their hands. Put those hands to work by getting children involved in the kitchen. It is a great way to teach healthy eating, basic cooking skills and food safety, as well as math and reading. 

September 4, 2020

View the results of the 2020 State Fair participants.

September 3, 2020

Looking for a nice family woodworking project to help wildlife?   ISU Extension and Outreach has four new YouTube videos on how to build boxes for ducks, birds, bats, etc.

July 1, 2020

Find ranges on many custom farm services ranging from planting to harvesting to fencing to custom applying manure.

July 1, 2020

A good farmstead maintenance this time of year is to give your buildings a good inspection for conditions.

May 18, 2020

A  new ISU publication reviewed by Dr. Adam Thoms, ISU Turfgrass Specialist,  explains the importance of timing and persistence for a lawns overall appearance.  A former Waverly native and Bremer 4-H’er, this brochure puts the practices in a simple work calendar for homeowners.

May 4, 2020

Learn the latest information in dairy nutrition and management by attending the virtual 2020 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference on June 10. It will be the same program as in the past, but in a virtual setting. All presentations will be recorded and available to participants for 60 days after the conference.

April 22, 2020

Got gardening questions on anything from asparagus to zinnias?   ISU Extension and Outreach has a library of 100, short, 2-minute mini topic videos available for your viewing.

April 14, 2020

Here are a few of our Youth County Council members telling you about why they enjoy 4-H, you should join too!

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