County News

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.

June 11, 2020

With the increased interest in gardening this year, folks are looking for methods of preserving their produce.  ISU Extension and Outreach Nutritionists are offering a number of short and informative on-line classes this summer.

June 3, 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.

May 22, 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. 

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 23, 2020
Financial Help from a Family Finance Educator
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!

April 14, 2020

Ron Lenth from the Extension and Outreach office of Iowa State University gives some tips on planning for your garden!

April 13, 2020

STEM-Lit to Go! Iowa is a new 4-H program that supports the development of STEM and literacy skills for children in kindergarten through third grade.

April 13, 2020

An online private pesticide applicator exam option is available to address pesticide applications made to agriculture commodities.

March 24, 2020

Iowa State University’s Conservation Learning Group publishes a hands-on guide for farmers, outlining conservation practices and providing visual decision tools.

March 24, 2020

Sometimes life gives you a lot to handle, but you don’t have to handle everything on your own.  Iowa Concern is a free service connecting Iowans with information to help them navigate through a variety of life circumstances.

December 19, 2019

These adults serve in an advisory capacity to ISU Extension 4-H staff to develop and implement a balanced 4-H youth program for Bremer County that supports the mission of the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program.   

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.   

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