County News

February 13, 2013

The Iowa Learning Farms’ Wednesday, Feb. 20, webinar will feature Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture director Mark Rasmussen. The webinar begins at 11:30 a.m., and all that is needed to participate is a computer with Internet access.

February 12, 2013

In FTC Study, Five Percent of Consumers Had Errors on Their Credit Reports That Could Result in Less Favorable Terms for Loans

February 11, 2013

With the increase in our taxes you may not think that you can contribute to your 401K. Here are some tips that may interest you and a retirement calculator

February 7, 2013

 Added under the Livestock tab are the recorded segments

Managing through Stress: A Livestock Information Event – February 4, 2013

February 7, 2013

About 70 percent of farmers report using at least one technology that provides them with Internet access, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. In addition, a basic cell phone was the most common communications technology used by farmers in the survey.

February 7, 2013

Dry conditions during much of 2012 and overgrazing late into the fall have damaged many Iowa

pastures. 

February 4, 2013

 “Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure” Facilitator Training will be held in northwest Iowa in March 2013.  This two-day training is for Extension staff and volunteers who are interested in teaching middle school youth leadership skills.  

January 29, 2013

Although Iowa cattle typically can tolerate winter conditions surprisingly well, colder temperatures can mean higher nutrition needs for cow herds, says Iowa State University Extension beef specialist.

January 29, 2013

Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about herd health and disease diagnostics, get livestock and grain economic outlooks, and hear about changing feed and diet options at the 2013 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences scheduled for February.

January 25, 2013

The Sac County and BV County Extension Office will be teaming up to host a photography workshop held on February 16th from 9-11am in Early, location is TBD.

January 25, 2013

Does your child want to learn about and work with livestock, but you don’t live on a farm?  Then the Buena Vista County Extension 4-H Special Swine Project is just what you are looking for! 

January 25, 2013

Equine business professionals can connect with land-grant universities, equine business experts, networking opportunities and other invaluable resources by participating in the new, online Equine Business Short Course series. The series is offered at no charge.

January 25, 2013

Ag Decision Maker, one of the most visited Iowa State University Extension and Outreach websites, has a new look. The decision-oriented agricultural business website now showcases new and emerging issues within farm management.

January 25, 2013

Risk Managemant Education for Farm and Ranch Women.  Coming to Cherokee

January 24, 2013

A Touch of History, a Touch of Utopia

January 24, 2013

The Money Talk Series starting Tuesday April 2. The program will be on Tuesdays through April 30th 5:30-7:30pm at the Buena Vista University 610 West 4th Storm Lake,Ia

January 18, 2013

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers educational programs and resources that make a difference for all Iowan.

January 9, 2013

January 22,2013

8:30am to 4:00pm

Terrace View Event Center - Sioux Center

December 13, 2012

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold a meeting in Wall Lake on December 19, 2012.  The location will be at the Community Center in Wall Lake

December 13, 2012

Come learn about how to become a babysitter and more.

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