Buchanan County

Farmers Market web page is NEW and exciting. Click on the picture to get to the website full of information!

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

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.


                                                                     We wish you the best of Birthdays!
LeAnne Beyer, Carson Curtis, Lillian Giddings, Austin Cook, Jakalyn Frasher, Nick Homan, Katie Johnson, Roman Johnson, Keegan Kehrli, Brock Kleitsch, Owen Reck, Hannah Snyder, Jacob Weber, Clayton Hershey, Nate Copenhaver, Jaxson Frye, and Makenzie Homan, Brody Kleitsch, Owen Reck, John Krogmann, Kelsey Krogmann, Clair Priebe, Lydia Wehrspann, Keira Wilgenbusch, Smantha Yexley.

County News

Fair Board
March 13, 2018

Junior Fun Day is a tradition that the Buchanan County Fairboard has done for the young children who want to participate at the county fair. 
This year we are having 4 different shows for them. The age groups this show pertains to is 4 years old to 6 year old and then 7 years old to 9 years old. 


Iowa State Fair
March 9, 2018

The 2018 Iowa State Fair is right around the corner! We are hoping to provide you with some general information here. 

March 7, 2018

Come here to get the information on the Novice project for 2018. 

You can get sign up today online! 

Payment is due at time of weigh in.

February 26, 2018

The latest CIC dates and times for Buchanan County

Food rainbow
February 26, 2018

Sarah Kielly, Local Foods Coordinator & Ashley Sherrets, Ag./Hort. Coordinator from Buchanan County worked hard on this mini grant.

The grant will provide easier access to healthier foods. 

Congrats to Sarah and Ashley!

Winter Weather Cancellation Policy:

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach follows the Independence School Districts' delays and closings policy (only) when it comes to road conditions; therefore the office will delay opening for the same amount of time, or close if school is cancelled.Programming scheduled during those times will be re-scheduled.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H Public Leadership Experience 2018

Senior 4-H’ers participated in the Iowa Extension Council Association’s 4-H Public Leadership Experience. They met with legislators, toured the capitol, and learned about the legislative process and the bearing it has on Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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