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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 open to the public 8AM-4:30PM, Monday-Friday.

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!


Private Pesticide Applicators please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811 to register for 2020-2021 PPAT CIC.


IDALS Pesticide Testing Information: https://iowaagriculture.gov/pesticide-bureau/pesticide-applicator-testing 


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

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

County News

February 22, 2021

The Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting will be held virtually this year on March 4th via Zoom.

Rural Road Trip Applications Open
February 18, 2021

Do you have a business in southeast Iowa? Click here to fill out an application to add your business to this spring's Rural Road Trip! Applications due March 1st.

Andy Miller
February 5, 2021

Andy Miller has been hired as the new County Director of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Washington County.  His official duties began February 3.

Farm Bureau presents donation
January 26, 2021

Washington County Farm Bureau supports the Washington County 4-H program in many ways all throughout the year.

Lego League Team
January 26, 2021

The Washington County 4-H Club First Tech Challenge team, the Eaglebots, have started their competition season.   Uniquely this year due to COVID, teams are competing virtually against others all over the world. 

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