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ISU Extension and Outreach: Washington County

Washington County Extension and Iowa State University Extension have answers when you have questions.


The Washington County Extension & Outreach office is now open to the public as of 8/18/2020.

The office has opened our doors again! We ask that you help keep our staff and patrons safe by please using hand sanitizer, sign-in upon arrival and please wear a face mask when entering the office space.
All staff e-mails are available on the staff page (www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/staff) Any items for drop-off or pick-up can still utilize the entryway or mailbox by the main entrance which will be checked daily.

We take serving Iowans seriously, which is why we are prioritizingthe health and safety of our community and staff. If you have had any flu-like symptoms, fever, congestion or have traveled outside the county in recent days, please do not enter. Instead, call our office at 319-653-4811.
Use this webpage as a reference of information as well as Washington County 4-H – Iowa and Washington County Extension pages on Facebook.

We appreciate your patience as we navigate these new processes. We encourage all to be responsible citizens at this time. Thank you for your efforts to keep everyone safe!


Commercial Pesticide Continuing Education Schedule

Updates & Information for Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicators of Washington County


Derecho Storm Damage Resources   |   Drought Resources


4-H Club Financial Management-Policy, Forms, FAQs
Washington County Barn Quilts
 | Disaster Recovery
Washington County 4-H Information

Washington County Extension Facebook
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2020 Washington County Fair, July 19-24 | Iowa State Fair, August 13 - 23, 2020 
2020 Washington County Fair 

County News

September 29, 2020

A new 45-minute on-line workshop is designed to equip you to make informed retirement decisions during this turbulent time.

September 28, 2020

Washington County 4-H is hosting a 4-H coloring contest for K-3rd youth.

September 22, 2020

ServSafe® will be held in Fairfield on November 9, 2020. The cost of the course is $150.

September 22, 2020

This year's national theme is "every farmer counts" and that is an important reminder for everyone during this difficult 2020 harvest season.

September 14, 2020

The Creative Clovers will have their first meeting on October 28 from 6:30 pm-7:30pm in the basement of Dallmeyer Hall on the fairgrounds.

Washington County 4-H Club and Clover Kid Club list can be found here.

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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