County News

October 31, 2013

Check out the November 4-H Motivator for the latest news and information!

October 23, 2013

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Buena Vista County office is accepting applications for a full-time Youth Outreach Educator in Storm Lake.

October 18, 2013

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day in Storm Lake on Nov. 1.

August 27, 2013

Attention Buena Vista County 4-H members! Posted below are the 2013 record book and special award forms all updated for you.

June 17, 2013

Farm tenants and land owners are invited to the ISU Extension and Outreach farmland leasing meetings during July and August. The 3-hour workshops are designed to assist landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing agreements. Join us in Buena Vista County on August 1st at 9am in Storm Lake!

June 3, 2013

July 10 - 14, 2013

June 17, 2013

Integrated Pest Management

4H clover
June 11, 2013

See what is new in Buena Vista County 4-H.

June 11, 2013

Iowa State University Department of Animal Science Equine Science newsletter

June 10, 2013

Available in nearly every color, bearded iris is a beautiful spring flower. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists answer questions related to blooming, dividing and controlling pests with irises.

June 3, 2013

These are hay prices paid at auction in the recent past weeks. Much of the price

information is obtained from USDA Hay Market News.

replanting
May 30, 2013

Having concerns about the weather/flooding/and replanting?

May 29, 2013

The frequent rains that have soaked Iowa this year have left many corn and soybean fields unplanted or with flooded areas. Many producers are wondering what options they have under their multiple peril crop insurance policies. Beginning June 1, corn producers with unplanted acres have three choices.

May 29, 2013

Through 4-H, Iowa youth can become involved in many unique educational experiences that prepare them to be effective leaders, productive citizens, outstanding communicators and successful leaders. A wide spectrum of opportunities span from statewide programs, such as the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, to local summer camps and workshops in every county. One program 4-H offers to young people, Adobe Youth Voices, allows youth to build skills in technology, particularly media.

May 28, 2013

Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe? Jody Gatewood, a nutrition specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, dispels the myths and explains the facts.

May 28, 2013

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides many resources on lawn care for homeowners to help maintain a healthy summer lawn.

May 13, 2013

Results from the most recent survey of farmland rental rates conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach showed that the average estimated cash rent for corn and soybean land in the state for 2013 was $270 per acre, an increase of $18 per acre or 7 percent from last year.

May 7, 2013

All beef, swine, sheep, meat goats, dairy (cattle & goat), poultry, and rabbit exhibitors MUST be certified in order to exhibit at any fair. Grades 4-6 will need to attend training; Grades 7-9 have the option to attend training or take the intermediate test: Grades 10-12 have the option to attend training or take the senior test.

April 29, 2013

Explore Design is a hands on design projects to introduce students to the fun of design and creativity. This day camp is for 7th,8th, and 9th graders.

Design Innovation will introduce 4-H'ers to careers and lifelong opportunties in design. This 3 day camp is for 10th grade through high school graduates.

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