County News

June 10, 2015

Want to test your creativity and give cookie decorating a try?        

June 10, 2015

The Extension office and the Fair Board will be offering three opportunities for younger youth to participate at the county fair. 

June 3, 2015

Come and bake a pie at the 2015 Buchanan County Fair. Proceeds go to support the Buchanan County 4-H! Register by July 2!


August 6, 2014

All the forms you will need to complete the record book process can be located here.

May 1, 2015

Are you or do you know of any kids in 4th-6th grade that like to meet new people, make crafts and go on adventures? Well Jr Camp is where it is at! Campers complete a entry form by May 15 to receive the early bird fee or there is a late fee deadline on May 29. Spots fill up quick so register today!

April 9, 2015

All identification forms needed by FFA members to show animals at the Buchanan County Fair.

April 3, 2015

Want to learn more about Showmanship, Basic Grooming, Handling, and Show Ring Ethics?

Speakers will cover: horse, beef, sheep, poultry, dairy, rabbit, meat goat and swine.                                                                        ***A minimum of 5 youth for each session is necessary for it to be offered.***
Topics will include: showmanship, basic grooming, handling and show ring ethics. This clinic is free and pre-registration is required. Registration form should be mail by Tuesday, May 20th to: Grundy County Extension 703 F Ave. Suite 1,  Grundy Center, IA 50638

Click here for the flyer and registration form!

February 17, 2015
February 13, 2015

When it comes to eating healthy and weight loss, people tend to get confused about what kind and how much fat they should be eating. Fat is necessary for good health, however, some types of fat are healthier choices than others.

January 26, 2015

In 2015 the reshow policy for commercial applicator courses is a little different.  We will offer commercial instruction courses on their scheduled dates and times as assigned by the Pesticide Safety Education Program, but will only host one reshow per month per each course/category. 

December 10, 2014

The winter edition of Acreage Living  features articles including winter care for horses, planning a spring vegetable garden, home energy savings tips, estimating costs of pasture and hay production, starting a bird feeding program and more.

December 2, 2014

I know this is the wrong time of year to bring this up but this is also the time of year that we take a look at our finances to see what we have to spend for the holidays. And if you need to file for bankruptcy it can feel like you are bombarded with information you really don’t know what to do with. There are also companies out there that you may be referred to that you are not quite sure about. That is where we come in.

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.

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