Buchanan County

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JoAnn Fabric store has partnered with 4-H! This is amazing! Great deal and support for a wonderful program!

Click here to join Clover Kids or 4-H! 

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach provides educational opportunities for economic development, food and the environment, health and well-being, and K-12 youth outreach.
We meet local needs, so Buchanan County can be an even better place for the next generation.


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         4-H and FFA News  

  • Find out what 4-H entails and how to JOIN TODAY!
  • See all 4-H/FFA newsletters here.
  • YQCA Trainings are available online ($12 fee) or in-person ($3 fee).  Sign in here to see what's available.  FSQA is no longer available.
  • Member Yearly Checklists and Species Project Checklist - view here!
  • Communications Day 2020 - info here!
  • 2020 Buchanan County 4-H/FFA Fair Information here.
  • FAQ for 2020 Livestock ID and Weigh In changes view here

Leaders & Educators

 Agriculture & Horticulture News

Register today for the 2020 Commercial Pesticide Trainings in Buchanan County!  Click here to register or call the office.  Download the 2020 Training Schedule here.

We are updating our CIC contact list.  If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please fill out this form
2020 Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings - Click here to view the brochure
Two trainings will be held at Heartland Acres Event Center on January 28 and Febrauary 25.


  Local Foods & Farmers Market News

County News

August 6, 2020

Now open Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. 

July 31, 2020

Informational Online Workshops Offered Free to Iowans on August 10 and August 14

June 18, 2020

Amateur photographers of any age may share photos of conservation projects, practices and results

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June 11, 2020

4-H staff working with the Iowa State Fair Board on opportunities for youth exhibits

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June 8, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering five additional online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs beginning Tuesday, June 16. Agribusiness professionals, producers, sheriffs, police officers, firefighters, EMTs, veterans and military members can register to participate at no cost

Info here

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