FARM TOUGH Challenge 5k/1 Mile Obstacle Mud Run

June 23 community members, runners, walkers, 4-H’ers, friends, family, alumni and volunteers will hit the Washington County fairgrounds running, walking and mudding for fun and health. The 4-H ELITE Project Team invites all to the inaugural Farm Tough Challenge June 23 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This event is a 5k or 1 mile obstacle…

Annie’s Project: Empowering Women in Agriculture

Farming is a complex business. More and more farm women are becoming active business partners in their operation. Annie’s Project helps farm women learn more about managing today’s agricultural technology and becoming an effective farm business partner. Annie’s Project is a critical decision making and information management course which begins January 9 for six weeks.…

Flying Pigs Duathlon, 5K Run/20 mile bike/1.5 mile run

Registration is at 7am, race starts at 8am. Individual or * Team of 2. Individual categories:13-18,19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 +. Individual Awards: 1st place overall Male/Female – Trophy & Pork Loin. Course Completion – Medal. 1st place Male/Female for each age category. *Teams: Male or female, Age 13 & up. 1 runner/1 biker. Team Awards:…

Cover Crop & Water Quality Field Day/Rob Stout Farm

Field day will include the following: Rob Stout: Washington County Farmer Liz Juchems: Iowa Learning Farms Jason Steele: NRCS Soil Scientist Tony Maxwell: Washington County NRCS Matt McAndrew & Paul Brandt: MB Water. This day is free and open to the public with a complimentary meal. RSVP by April 3. 515.294.5429 or ILF@IASTATE.EDU.