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County News

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

Farmers, drainage contractors, landowners, and others interested in learning more about drainage design should plan to attend the 2015 Drainage Design Workshop on March 11 in Sac City or March 12 in Estherville. See attached flyer for registration form, contact information, and agenda.

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.

February 4, 2015

Crop producers can continue discussions about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction strategy and local watershed improvement, learn more about best practices for reducing nutrient loss into Iowa’s waterways, and talk to farmers who are implementing practices at upcoming events.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 6, 2015 11:23 AM

The parenting dance is the mix between the child’s natural style, or temperament, and the parent’s approach and response....

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