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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Van Buren County

Welcome to Van Buren County Extension & Outreach. It starts with Extension!! Look to Van Buren County Extension for unbiased research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.

County News

Spend Smart Eat Smart
June 23, 2017

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. helps Iowa families eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget. A recently updated mobile-friendly website and smart phone app now makes it easier than ever!

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June 21, 2017

Plan to attend the 2017 Pasture Walk on August 1. This year's subject is Drones in Agricluture.

Farmland Leasing Meeting
June 20, 2017

Farmland leasing meetings are being held at 11 sites for landowners and tenants.

May 31, 2017

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May 26, 2017

Join the fun--June 17th from 10:00 a.m. to noon!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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