County News

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.

December 6, 2013

Register now to get your choice of workshops! Online registration and workshop descriptions are now posted at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/state-volunteer-retreat.

December 6, 2013

The 2014 Scholarship Applications are now available online.

September 20, 2013

 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.

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.

March 4, 2013

The June 2014 NE-IA milk production budget showed continued profitability.

November 30, 2012

During a recent credit program I was asked how long a negative report would stay on your credit history. Here’s the simple answer:

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.

September 13, 2011

The purpose of this slide show is to inform you, as a rural home owner or rual renter, of the basic operation, design, and maintenance of a septic system.

August 22, 2011

Are you a regular user of Facebook? Learn about the ways ISU Extension is making a difference in Region 9 (Buchanan, Black Hawk, Tama, Grundy, Bremer, and Butler counties).

August 10, 2011

The Buchanan County Barn Quilts project continues to thrive after coming on board in April 2006. A total of 92 blocks have been added to date. Of those blocks, 55 eight-foot quilt block designs are listed with their corresponding locations on the attach

July 12, 2011

This newsletter is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests, written by Iowa State University Extension specialists in the Departments of Entomology, Horticulture, and Plant Pathology.

July 12, 2011

Where can you learn more about overcoming adversity or crisis? Caring for yourself and others? Helpful tips about finances or easy to understand legal facts? Iowa Concern is your answer.

July 12, 2011

Beginning Farmer Center conducts programs for farmers who want to transition their farm business to the next generation or people who want to get into farming.

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