County News

June 17, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Van Buren County Extension council soon will begin the process to fill four seats on the council.

June 15, 2016

With the recent events in Orlando Florida, children could be exposed to media and adult conversations that would cause emotions difficult for them to deal with. The publication, Talking to Children about Terrorism, will help parents and other adults talk with their children about what they are feeling.

June 14, 2016

Grandparents have more gifts to share than those that cost money. Learn more about these gifts in this article.

May 9, 2016

For the third consecutive year rental rates for Iowa farmland declined, according to results from the 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

May 9, 2016

Helpsheet for record book online!

May 6, 2016

Learn more about food preservation through online lessons and hands-on workshops providing the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations. It is a great opportunity for anyone age 18 years or older interested in learning safe food preservation techniques.

April 28, 2016

Cloverkid Newsletter

April 19, 2016

“A Place of Your Own” The American Dream is to own a home. Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. It's an exciting experience and not a simple task.

March 21, 2016

Before you start your spring planting, now is a good time to test your soil for nutrients..

March 9, 2016

This very popular publication from ISU Extension serves as a guide for individuals who hire custom work or perform custom work within our state.

March 1, 2016

Older Iowans have access to online videos on nutrition, physical activity and food safety on the Mid Life and Beyond web site.

February 5, 2016

Use your tax refund to save money! PowerPay can show you how paying your debts early will reduce your total interest cost.

February 1, 2016

The Van Buren County 4-Hers are making a 4-H Cook Book!!

January 5, 2016

With the new year upon us, many folks make resolutions to improve their finances. And even those who don’t make resolutions find themselves assessing their financial situations as they receive year-end account statements, tax documents and holiday bills. It’s a perfect time to take the on-line independent study resource, “Take Control of Your Money.”

December 14, 2015

We have a complete list of agricultural program specialists sorted by specialty or by name.

December 7, 2015

At any time in your career you can take steps to create an economically successful retirement. Retirement: Secure Your Future is an ISUEO publication series designed to help.

October 1, 2015

Join online today, or call the Extension Office at 319-293-3039!

June 22, 2015

We have tips for assessing your trees after the storm.

June 22, 2015

Summer storms bring the potential for power outages. How long is your freezer and refrigerator food safe? What foods can you keep and what needs to be tossed?

April 28, 2015

Interested in canning, freezing or dehydrating?  Don't use grandma's recipes!  It is essential to use current tested recipes and procedures to make sure your food is safe.

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