County News

December 19, 2019

These 4-H'ers volunteer time and energy to the Bremer County Extension Youth Programs.

December 19, 2019

In spite of many challenges, both natural and political, the value of Iowa farmland increased 2.3% to $7,432/acre.   

December 6, 2019

Winter time is a key time to protect your landscape against hungry critters.

November 12, 2019

With holiday and family get togethers, lets be sure our food is safely prepared to be enjoyed by all.

November 12, 2019

Thanks to the Waverly Park employees for erecting these large, colorful and food-themed large globes at the Waverly Community Sharing Garden.  Stop by and enjoy them at 2nd St SW and 5th Ave SW in Waverly.

November 12, 2019

The annual Bremer County 4-H Awards Banquet was held on Sunday, November 3 at 6:00 pm at the Waverly Fairgrounds with a full meal and cupcakes for dessert.

Awards were given to 4-H’ers who had done an outstanding job in recording their goals and accomplishments during the past 4-H year.  The evaluators looked for neatness, completion of forms, citizenship and leadership in project areas and 4-H growth when selecting the winners.

August 27, 2019

Fall is an excellent time to get outside for some yard work.  Check out the attached article for guidance on planting trees, perennials, and lawn overseeding.

August 23, 2019

Since 2011, thousands of pounds of fresh vegetables and fruit have annually been grown and donated at the Waverly Community Sharing Garden.

August 23, 2019

For the 10th year in a row, the Bremer ISU Extension and Outreach office will be offering our special service project to collect cornstalk samples and have them analyzed for residual nitrate levels.

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.

October 30, 2018

New year begins for 2018-2019 Bremer County 4-H.


June 18, 2018

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.

June 18, 2018

As one drives around the area, we see a number of evergreens, especially arborvitae, showing winter burn.  A warm spell while the ground is frozen, can cause them to break dormancy and are unable to obtain moisture in the frozen ground.  This is also more prevalent in open, unprotected,  windy areas.

April 19, 2018

We’re blessed here with some of the world’s most fertile soil…………..using practices to protect it for future generations depends upon us.  

April 19, 2018

Click here for the attached annual report  and survey gives ranges and average for many practices from tilling, planting, complete custom farming, to harvesting and machine rental. 

wind turbine
March 8, 2018

A new ISU study looks at windmills and crop affects.

January 26, 2018

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

August 15, 2017

As part of the Upper Wapsipinicon River WMA, Bremer ISU Extension and Outreach is collecting stream water samples from three area creeks….

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