County News

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.

We Want You!
March 16, 2021

The Washington County Extension Office is now accepting applications for an Office Assistant. Applications are due Tuesday, March 30th. 

Rural Road Trip
March 15, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping promote this event as an effort to help revive Iowa's small businesses and small towns. This event is scheduled for April 23rd, 24th and 25th, and will include a map of shops, restaurants and lodging available in these rural communities. 

Hall of Fame
March 13, 2021

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

Here for you. Now. Always
March 12, 2021

Washington County Extension invites the community to celebrate Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week April 12-17 at their Alive After Five open house event April 13.

Sprayer in the field
March 11, 2021

Commercial pesticide applicators have the opportunity to attend a Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) reshow week from March 15-18 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Washington County office.

Washington County Garden Kits Flyer
March 10, 2021

We have #washco4h Clover Kid Garden Starter Kits available to start your own garden!
Watch the magic of seeds growing before your eyes.

Washington 4-H Cow
March 10, 2021

4-H’ers involved in the beef project area are encouraged to attend this spring 4-H Cattle Basics Project Meeting April 10 at 9:30 a.m.

March 8, 2021

Washington County 4-H County Council will be sponsoring an IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show on Saturday, April 24  at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21. Registration forms found here!

stack of pancakes
March 3, 2021

Washington County 4-H will host a Pancakes & More Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, April 24 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the basement of Dallmeyer Hall.  All proceeds will go towards the 4-H enrollment fees for Washington County 4-Hers.

Constant Contact Logo
March 3, 2021

The goal of the Washington County 4-H Project Extravaganza days are to give 4-H members a variety of options for hands-on learning, experiencing, creating and fun with other 4-H members under leadership of community businesses, experts, and volunteers.

March 3, 2021

The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) is making thousands of dollars  in scholarships to incoming freshmen in the fall of 2021, or current undergraduates majoring in animal science or an agriculture or human sciences that is related to the animal industry.

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.

4-H Clover
March 5, 2021

This special event is geared to ‘fire up’ new 4-H members and their families.  This meeting is designed to provide information about 4-H, various project areas in livestock and non-livestock, fair opportunities, upcoming events, and much more.  

Youth participant at Fish On with fish
March 3, 2021

Washington County 4-H and Washington County Conservation hosted the first 4-H FISH ON! Youth Ice Fishing Clinic at Marr Park February 20.  After two delays due to weather and extreme cold temperatures, 23 youth were finally able to gather, learn, and fish.   

Tom Miller
February 2, 2021

Through his 20-plus year career as a swine extension specialist in southeast Iowa, he became a source of sound science and real-life experience to producers and others in the pork industry. 

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. 

Washington Co Fair Wall
January 26, 2021

The Washington County Fair is scheduled to be back this year in full force after having a modified fair for 4-H & FFA exhibitors in 2020. 

Apply for Scholarships
December 18, 2020

The Iowa 4-H Foundation announces the 2021 scholarship programs for 4‑H’ers attending or planning to attend college fall 2021.  The current scholarship program offers 90 scholarships worth $100,000. 

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