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County News

October 1, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1, Level 2, and Iowa MarketReady workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in November.

October 1, 2015

Parents who did not have an ideal childhood may unknowingly be perpetuating the same traumatic experiences for their children. However, the cycle can be broken, according to the Science of Parenting bloggers with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

October 1, 2015

Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

September 2, 2015

Food microbiologist Shannon Coleman is a new assistant professor in food science and human nutrition and a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist at Iowa State University. Her job will take Iowa State’s longstanding, interdepartmental efforts in food safety and consumer food protection, and extend that research-based education to small farmers and food entrepreneurs

September 1, 2015

A record breaking 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 91 counties were inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 23 at the Iowa State Fair. Buena Vista County's very own Lee Meyer is one of them!


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Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 8, 2015 02:17 PM

4-H started with a seed of an idea and has grown into one of the premier K-12 programs in Iowa and in the nation. 4-H Youth Development...

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