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ISU Extension and Outreach: Washington County

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County News

Help Wanted
February 25, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Washington County is seeking a Youth Outreach Educator, summer Day Camp Coordinator and 4-H Summer Intern.  Deadline for all positions is March 15 at 4:30 pm..

Rob Stout Farm picture
March 20, 2019

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and National Wildlife Foundation, will host a cover crops and water quality field day Tuesday, April 9 from 5-7 p.m. at Rob Stout’s farm near Washington. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.

Vegetables from a food market
March 18, 2019

In cooperation with the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide viewing for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2019 webinar training for new and returning farmers market vendors March 28 or April 11.

Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification
March 18, 2019

There are two opportunities left for farmers to attend private pesticide applicator trainings in Washington. One session will be Friday, April 12, at 1:00 pm and the final session will be offered Monday, April 15, at 9:30 am. Both sessions will be held at the Washington County Extension Office on the fairgrounds. The cost of the training is $20. There will be no trainings held anywhere after April 15.

campfire cooking
March 16, 2019

Washington County 4-H is excited to host several events this summer open to 4th-6th grade members looking for outdoor summer fun. Registration online is now open for the annual 4-H Jr Camp and also a new Outdoor Adventure Day offered in June and September. See flyer here.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Do We Do? We Serve All Iowans

Watch what happens when we invite some ISU Extension and Outreach staff to Hilton Coliseum for a conversation about what they really do. As they ask each other questions, they reach one conclusion: We serve all Iowans.  

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