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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 closed to the public until further notice.

The office is staffed during business hours (M-F, 8AM-4:30PM) and business continues through phone (319-653-4811) and e-mail. Staff have returned to the office and are available for 1-on-1 appointments; you can reach them via phone or e-mail. All staff emails are available on the staff page (www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/staff) Any items for drop-off or pick-up should utilize the entryway or mailbox by the main entrance which will be checked daily.

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 implementing social distancing. 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


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

We thank you for understanding that things are different this year and that the 2020 Washington County Fair is an Exhibitor Only Event. We still want everyone to enjoy the fair and support our 4-H and FFA members! You can watch the LIVESTREAM of the 2020 Washington County Fair livestock shows here, sponsored by KCTC.
See show schedule here!

2020 Washington County 4-H and FFA Fair Book
Washington County Fair 4-H Forms

2020 Washington County Fair Results


Washington County Barn Quilts | Disaster Recovery


Washington County 4-H Information

4-H Club Financial Management-Policy, Forms, FAQs



Washington County Extension Facebook

Washington County 4-H - Iowa Facebook

County News

What About Me? My Wellbeing Logo
July 10, 2020

Wellbeing isn’t something to achieve and check off a bucket list. Instead, it’s an ongoing journey that varies with each person. Iowans can find their own way in a new program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

May 21, 2020

2020 Fair will be ‘Youth Exhibitor Fair’ only. 4-H & FFA exhibitor FAQ included.

June 4, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, an online Food Preservation 101 workshop option has been added.

May 18, 2020

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has formed a Resource Coordination Center (RCC) to support Iowa livestock producers affected by the COVID-19 supply chain disruptions. 

May 12, 2020

Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to home food production, starting with video on garden preparation.

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For over 100 years, ISU Extension and Outreach has been serving Iowans. As our state recovers from COVID-19, we’ll continue to deliver research-based education and information. We’re here for you now. And for the next 100 years.

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