Buchanan County

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2016 CIC Program [Buchanan County] Schedule

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach provides educational opportunities for economic development, food and the environment, health and well-being, and K-12 youth outreach.

We meet local needs, so Buchanan County can be an even better place for the next generation.


Winter Weather Cancelation Policy:

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach follows the Independence School Districts' delays and closings policy (only) when it comes to road conditions; therefore the office will delay opening for the same amount of time, or close if school is cancelled.  Whenever possible, we will notify the TV stations about any interruption to our regular schedule as well.  Programming scheduled during those times will be re-scheduled.

Holiday Closings:

Friday, Jan. 1; Monday, Jan. 18; Monday, May 30; Monday, Jul. 4; Monday, Sep. 5; Thursday & Friday, Nov. 24 & 25; Friday, Dec. 23; Monday, Dec. 26.

County News

October 12, 2016
Free Meeting. Open to the Public. Lunch Provided. Make sure to Pre-Register!
September 26, 2016
Courtesy of Dr. Charles R. Hurburgh with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
September 26, 2016
Recent heavy rains are causing repeated flooding of some areas of Iowa.
September 6, 2016
Iowa State University video about Palmer Amaranth Identification
September 2, 2016
There are many ways you can help! You DO NOT need to be a 4-H parent!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

October 20, 2016 12:16 PM

The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) has received several questions from southwest Iowa producers about corn...

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