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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
Reasonable Accommodation Practices

Washington County Barn Quilts
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Washington County 4-H Information

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2021 Washington County Fair, July 18-23 | Iowa State Fair, August 12-22, 2021
2021 Washington County Fair 

County News

Washington Beef Cattle Show
April 29, 2021

Washington County 4-H County Council sponsored their 12th annual Washington County Spring Preview Cattle Show on Saturday, April 24. 80 youth with 104 calves from Washington County and across the state participated.

Jr 4-Hers at Crooked Creek
April 7, 2021

Washington County 4-H is excited to open registration for a modified version of the traditional regional 4-H Jr Camp hosted each year. 

Washington County 4-Her showing sheep
April 7, 2021

These workshops are open to all 4-Hers and FFA members who plan to exhibit sheep at the Washington County Fair.  Parents are encouraged to attend.

Junior 4-Her with Senior 4-H member
March 29, 2021

The Washington County 4-H program sponsored a 4-H Fire Up New Member Event on Sunday, March 28, for new Washington County 4-H’ers to learn more about 4-H.  Everyone left fired up to begin projects and teach others about 4-H.

Hall of Fame
March 13, 2021

Nominations for Washington County 4-H Hall of Fame recipients are now being accepted.

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