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County News

April 7, 2015

Do you like to take things apart to see how they run? Are you into engineering and learning new technology? Do you have a knack for creating wacky inventions? Do you like to design and participate in crazy science experiments?

Our summer camp opportunities are for you!

April 6, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on controlling crabgrass.

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/yard-and-garden-control-crabgrass

March 5, 2015

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach-Buena Vista County Office is accepting applications for a part-time, temporary Clover Kids Program Assistant. The Buena Vista County Clover Kids Program Assistant will develop partnerships with Buena Vista County Schools to facilitate delivery of Clover Kids curriculum in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

February 20, 2015

The Friday announcement follows requests from advocacy groups who said many people will not realize the consequences of being uninsured in 2014 until they file their taxes -- and by then they can't sign up for 2015 coverage. A new study from the Urban Institute seeks to quantify the problem.

February 20, 2015

Right now, the weather outside is cold and the ground is inhospitable to plants. However, this is an excellent time to begin growing seedlings indoors that can be transplanted outside for successful growth in spring.

 

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April 3, 2015 09:22 AM

Farming is a vital enterprise for Iowa and the United States. The new C6 BioFarm Game takes an interactive approach to teach young...

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