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County News

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January 18, 2019

Washington 4-H County Council will host their 5th annual Father Daughter Dance. “Let It Glow” dance is open to the public for any kindergarten-fourth grade girl and the special man in her life. Fathers, grand fathers, uncles, older brothers, neighbors, etc are welcome to attend as the adult guest.

This evening of dancing and games will be held February 16 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  This night of memories will include dancing, games, light refreshments, door prizes, fresh flower corsage, fun with new friends, glowing accessoring to wear and take home and a photo booth with keep sake printed photo at the end of the night.   Click here for flyer.  

PQA Plus logo
January 17, 2019

The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) program.

farmer with head in hands
January 10, 2019

Washington County Extension will host a presentation, Recognizing and Managing Farm Family Stress, on Tuesday January 29 at 6:00 pm at the Extension office. Brenda Schmitt with Human Sciences ISU Extension and Outreach will present the program via webinar. The program is free and open to anyone.

bonsai tree
January 10, 2019

The public is invited to attend a free program on ‘The Beautiful Bonsai’. The program is hosted by the Washington County Master Gardeners and will be held on Tuesday, January 22, at 6:30 pm at the Washington County Extension office.

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January 10, 2019

The Washington County Extension Office is accepting applications for the 4-H Leadership Development Program participants. This is a focused group of high school students wanting to take their 4-H experience and leadership to the next level outside of their own 4-H club.

Try something new this year.

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What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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