Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

April 22, 2014

Buena Vista County Extension and Outreach has an opening for a temporary part-time program assistant.

December 3, 2013

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

November 27, 2013

All Buena Vista County 4-H members with a market beef or pens of three will need to weigh and identify their animals at Alta Livestock on December 7, 2013 from 9am to 11am. (Snow date is Saturday, December 14, 2013.)

November 6, 2013

The Fair Board meeting has been moved to Tuesday, November 12th at 6:30pm.

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.

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • Images and information on a wide range of common pest and non-pest insects encountered in the home, yard and garden.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Iowa State University Extension, and share their time and expertise with other gardeners.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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