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Agriculture Tours in Washington




Bandana's Backyard- A Petting Zoo!


Bandana's backyard allows kids to watch and pet llamas, miniature donkeys, ponies, goats, emus, Japanese deer, rabbits, guinea hens, doves, peacocks, and more!  Bandana's is a great place to stop with the family for afternoon entertainment.


Bandana's Backyard

1617 N. Marion Ave.

Washington, IA 52353








Cuddeback Farms, Inc.



Compare modern farming practices to farming in the 1880s to the 1930s.  A tour of this museum of old and new farming machinery and tools will allow you to have a hands-on lesson with the history of farming practices.





Sass Family Farm


Kids and adults will love a trip to the Sass Family Farm.  A number of events make this fun for everyone:

Country Market, Petting Zoo, Field Tours, Hayrack Rides,

Haunted Barn, Pumpkin Patch, Playground,

and a Picnic Area.


Sass Family Farm

3060 160th Street

Riverside, IA 52327









Reha Greenhouses


Enjoy a tour of this working greenhouse (22,000 sq. ft) during any season!  The Retail shop at

Reha Greenhouses is open year-round.  At different times throughout the year, you can see bedding plants, vegetable plants, garden decor, field-grown flowers, and over 12,000 poinsettias in the winter.  Also enjoy free wagon rides, animals, and a pumpkin patch.


Reha Greenhouses

1160 Hwy 22

Wellman, IA 52356







Wehr Honey Farms


See a working beekeeping operation!  You'll get to view the hives up close and learn all about the bees.


Wehr Honey Farms

2270 Juniper Ave.

Keota, IA 52248







Syngenta Seeds Inc.


Take a tour of Syngenta Seeds, a world-renowned seed corn processing facility, to learn about the innovative research and technology that makes Syngenta a world leader in agri-business.


Syngenta Seeds Inc.

510 N. 12th Ave.

Washington, IA 52353


Tours by appointment only.







Agriculture Tours in Washington




Thursday evenings, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

May thru October in Central Park Square. 

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