Posts With Keyword ‘Washington County Extension’

Dietary Guidelines Simplified

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a new food icon.  

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State Fair Entry Information Available for 4-H Members

Posted: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

4-H members hoping to show livestock at the Iowa State Fair can gather more information about the process from the Washington County Extension.  

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Babysitting Basics Course Next Week

Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Babysitting can be a good job to teach kids about responsibility and put a little money in their pockets.  

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Washington County Extension Offering Poverty Simulation

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Extension is sponsoring a simulation challenging participants to experience life in poverty.  

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4-H Livestock Judging Workouts

Posted: Sunday, June 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington County is preparing to hold livestock judging workouts starting tomorrow.  

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Progressive Agriculture Safety Day Registration Due

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Registration for the Washington County Extension’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is tomorrow.  

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Pesticide Testing Available at Extension Office

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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As crops start to emerge around southeast Iowa, the Washington County Extension is reminding farmers about getting their pesticides tested.  

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Youth Veterinary Medicine Camp Registration Due

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Youth interested in learning more about animal health have an opportunity to see what it’s like to be an animal doctor this summer.  

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Disaster Clean-Up Answer Line Available

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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A new help line has been formed for those that may experience a disaster.  

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Babysitting Basics Course

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Babysitting can be a good job to teach kids about responsibility and put a little money in their pockets.  

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PQA Plus Certification Training Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is offering their Pork Quality Assurance Plus Program again.  

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All Night Camp Planned for Elementary Students

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Area students have one way to get out of the house this summer.

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Extension Offices Encourages Testing of Pressure Canning Equipment

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Canning season is coming up, and the Washington County Extension is offering testing of equipment that is part of the canning process.  

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Summer Day Camps Available

Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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School will soon be out, but the Washington County Extension has a number of day camps planned to keep kids busy during the summer months.  

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Pesticide Testing in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship is offering pesticide testing at the Washington County Extension.  

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Results Received from Sheep and Goat Weigh-In

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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All market sheep and goats for the 2011 Washington County Fair have been weighed in.  

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Pork Producers Encouraged to Sign Up for Pork Quality Program

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a program put on by the Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University.  

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Pork Producers Encouraged to Sign Up for Pork Quality Program

Posted: Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a program put on by the Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University.  

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Deadlines for 4-H’ers Approaching

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Extension is reminding those involved in 4-H of some upcoming deadlines.  

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Master Gardeners Interns Take Next Step toward Certification

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Soon after they opened their phone lines for the season, the Washington County Extension Master Gardeners have now completed their educational training.  

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