County News

October 29, 2014

 Instructions from the State on how to enroll or re-enroll in the 4HOnline program are located here.  The 4H Online web-based program is located here.  Enrolling/re-enrolling in 4hOnline does not begin until September 16th.

October 16, 2014

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach has a number of helpful newsletters for the general public.  And the best part is …. they are absolutely FREE.

September 19, 2014

Attached are all the animal forms you will need to take one to the Buchanan County Fair.

September 19, 2014

Attached are the forms needed to show an animal at the fair.

September 18, 2014

On September 15, 2014 the Buchanan County Agriculture Extension Council approved the implementation of volunteer policies and procedures.

August 25, 2014

The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll is an annual survey of Iowa farmers.  The survey project collects and disseminates information on issues of importance to communities across Iowa and the Midwest.

August 25, 2014

The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll is an annual survey of Iowa farmers.  The survey project collects and disseminates information on issues of importance to communities across Iowa and the Midwest.

August 25, 2014

This six-panel brochure provides information on the Extension Community and Economic Development Program Builder web site, where community leaders can get online assitance with community betterment programs.

August 18, 2014

The 2015 Spring and Fall CIC Programs have been scheduled. 

April 7, 2014

New and updated information from Iowa State University Equine Science. For questions or comments, email Peggy M. Auwerda, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Horse Special at peggy@iastate.edu, or phone her at 515-294-5260.

January 23, 2014

Buchanan County Barn Quilt advisory committee members meet at Heartland Acres to discuss plans for a revival of the Barn Quilt project.  Pictured left to right are:  Roxanne Fuller – Buchanan County ISU Extension & Outreach Administrator, and Buchanan County Barn Quilt advisory committee members Susie Alber and Craig Johnson. Member absent from photo is Judy Scott.

January 21, 2014

The latest edition of the Buchanan County Master Gardener's Newsletter, Off Shoots, contains information about neonicotinoid insecticides and honey bees, Gardening Fun at the Buchanan County Fair, Iowa Master Gardener's upcoming events, mosquito bite prevention, and the county calendar of events.

April 18, 2013

The planning and zoning process directly affects the lives of more than 85% of all Iowans.  Each zoning activity has its own statutory and ordinance procedures.  These ensure that the rights of citizens are protected as communities regulate land use.

August 2, 2012

Richard Jauron and other horticulture experts from the department of horticulture at ISU have worked together to create the Yard and Garden FAQ website. 

June 21, 2012

The attached 21 slides, with narration, will take only 15 minutes to watch, but will help you understand the septic system better.

May 8, 2012

Read about it and watch the video about how the Barn Quilts got started in Iowa.

April 9, 2012

How do you know if you’re entering into a power struggle with your child? Any time you’re asking your child to do something and he’s refusing to comply—when you find him “pushing back” against the request you’ve given or the rules you’ve set down—you’re i

November 8, 2011

Check the new ISU Expertise Directory to find a specialist that can answer your questions.

September 22, 2011

Any patron interested in utilizing the Buchanan County Master Gardeners and their education/volunteerism will have an application procedure to follow.

September 13, 2011

Ag Decision Maker gives you information and analysis tools for making better business, economic, and financial decisions.

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